Talented author Dakota Bibbs has deemed herself unlucky in love. She only dreams of experiencing a connection with a man similar to the ones she writes about in her novels. After ending a tumultuous five-year relationship, Dakota has decided to focus on herself and her blossoming business for the time being. Love will just have to wait. Other than dealing with her worrisome ex, things are going well for her. Then on cue, Giannis Williams enters her life. A boss in his own right, Giannis possesses just the right amount of hood, a double dose of sexy, and a dash of crazy. He could be her perfect match if she were looking, but allowing her heart time to heal is her priority. Giannis, however, is persistent by nature and doesn't plan to let up until he has Dakota by his side.
Breelyn Waiters seems to have found herself in the same boat as her cousin Dakota, and she is attempting to get her life back after weaning herself off her most painful addiction--David Parrish. After being away for an entire year, Breelyn returns to Dallas to reunite with her family. She plans to steer clear of the man she once thought would own her heart forever. It turns out she was wrong about that, because DeMario Taylor is proof positive that David is no longer the only man Breelyn's heart will beat for.
Watching over Dakota and Breelyn is Elijah 'Rah' Waiters, a complicated man with a demeanor only those close to him can understand. He will tolerate a lot, but coming for his family isn't one of them. Entering a new phase in life, Rah senses something is missing. He contemplates letting love in for the first time, but something is holding him back.