Ten years ago, Gabriel Martin’s sister was brutally murdered. He and his brother, Sam, have struggled to overcome the guilt, resulting in both of them taking dangerous jobs. As a fireman, Gabriel’s devoted his life to protecting others. Yet no matter how many people he saves, he can’t resurrect Jessie. The pain never leaves, keeping him from understanding his own goodness. It’s only when he’s the first responder to a brutal attack against Dr. Maddie Gilcrest that he realizes he can make a difference. Still, there are ten years worth of pain and Gabriel is sinking beneath. Maddie struggles with her own fears. She can’t offer him absolution any more than he can change her past. But sometimes love is enough.