Struggling to be free of her abusive father, Vanessa Gallagher maintains her independence by managing a tea shop in town. Even though she's determined not to let another man control her, she cannot resist the comforting kindness of handsome contractor Chad James. And his kisses leave her wanting more.
Almost thirty, Chad James yearns to settle down. Spunky Vanessa Gallagher wins his heart, but will she let God into hers? When her father meets his doom at the bottom of a cliff, police suspect Vanessa's mother. Will Chad help absolve her when he uncovers the truth in an unexpected turn of events? And will Vanessa ever choose love over independence?