Darcy Armstrong is a strong, independent woman who has been dealt a bad hand in life. She is a single mother of a beautiful little girl named Emma. After a missile explosion leaves Darcy with several broken bones, she is sent home from the military.
Malcom Sparks, a soldier who was stationed with her during the explosion, offers to come with her and help care for her and her little girl. Except, Malcom is interested in being more than just a helping hand around the house.
When a fall down the stairs sends Darcy to the hospital and several tests reveal she has pancreatic and liver cancer, their lives are changed forever. Can Darcy learn to overcome the new obstacles in her path? Will Malcom stick around to ease her pain? Could love be enough to pull them through?