Having fled her privileged upbringing for a failed romance, Rebecca Heaton knows her pride has kept her from returning home. Now at her mother's boardinghouse in New York City, she is determined to forge a new life for herself--and her daughter. She just never expects to find a new love in the process. Ben Roth has always been compelled to help the downtrodden--including single moms like Rebecca. But if the past has taught him one thing it is that offering his trust can lead to disappointment. Could these two wounded souls make one another whole and come together as a forever family?