Sixteen months since the senseless death of her husband, attorney Rachel Martin fears the future. Cutting back on her law practice and returning to her childhood home at Hearts Crossing Ranch has given her son has all the attention he needs, but she wants to heal and strike out on her own. Finding love again is the last thing on her mind...until she meets Brayton Metcalf. Successful businessman, Brayton Metcalf blames himself for the plane crash that killed his wife and injured his daughter. He was the pilot, after all. When he brings his daughter to Hearts Crossing Ranch for therapy riding lessons, he is drawn to Rachel Martin right away, even as she backs off. She too wrestles with the loss of a spouse. Brayton finds he must whittle away at her doubts as well as put his own guilt to rest. But can renewed faith and love over come their grief? And can they once again see daylight?