Alex George is a high-strung, tenacious individual that must always be in complete control of her surroundings. Of course this is expected of the sole owner of a multibillion-dollar developer, who transforms ordinary buildings into world-renowned masterpieces. Being a woman who has had to work twice as hard as the men in her field, she has an overabundance of pride. Being a woman who has been in an unhappy relationship, she has erected barriers to protect her heart. Both of these attributes make it hard for her to acknowledge a love greater than she has ever known. Fighting to maintain her environment and keep her companyas reputation, she is faced with a decision that is out of her control, as Nicholas Davenport wonat settle for a life without her. That is, of course, until Nicholas finds out that there are skeletons in his past that challenge the foundation of his family, which he may not be able to overcome.