Cat lives with her cousin Kate and their grandmother in a rural town. Being young and single and never in the company of men, gossip surrounds them, though Cat pays it no mind. Since being used and betrayed by her fianc?, she has decided she can never again trust men. The women keep busy running a nursery in their sprawling house, but fate comes knocking one day?in the form of Caleb Reynolds. "I would like my son to attend this nursery," announces the alluring man in front of her. He exudes the scent of danger, and Cat isn't sure she can resist it.