A missed first encounterâ€¦ Colliding with a second chanceâ€¦ On the heels of graduating college and trying to cope with her motherâ€™s death, Emily Cooper moves to New York City for a fresh start. While harboring secrets of his own, Dillon Parker takes care of Emily through her grief. Knowing he canâ€™t live without her by his side, heâ€™s sweet, thoughtful, and everything Emily has ever wanted in a man. Until she meets Gavin Blakeâ€”a rich and notorious playboy who is dangerously sexy and charming as hell. Emily tries to deny the instant connection she feels, but Mr. Tall, Dark, and Handsome is not inclined to let go so easily. Recovering from his own painful past, Gavin will stop at nothing to win Emily over. This unexpected encounter compels Emily to question her decisions, forcing her to make a choice that will destroy friendships, shatter hearts, and forever change her life.