Kinley has no place to go after her parents die when she's a teen. She was sent to a private college but was at a loss of what to do when she graduated. Thankfully, her only living relative, her cousin, stepped in and gave her a place to live and a job. If she still felt alone, it was okay. At least she was safe, right?Eli lost his partner and needed something to do to keep from losing hope that life would be decent again. For something to do, he agreed to become a partner in a business his friend Devon owned. When Kinley dropped into his lap, her sad, soulful eyes and sweet disposition melted something inside of him and made his outlook on life brighten.But several people are determined to take that away from him, but he’ll do whatever it takes to keep her in his life.