Bitter and cynical after service in the Confederate Army, Curtis believes himself no more deserving of another's love than capable of returning it. Content to drift through life free of emotional and romantic complications, the once carefree and mischievous rogue may be forever gone. But when Cadence appears in his life, Curtis finds himself smiling, dreaming, and feeling more like himself than he has in five years. Drawn to the sweet and innocent goodness Cadence offers, Curtis struggles to resist the pull of what a life with her could be like.
Can Cadence show this wounded soul how to love again? Or is he doomed to be forever unforgiven, haunted by the ghosts of his past?