Newly qualified pediatrician Ivy is in over her head, so when she hears that a retired doctor has moved into the area, she's determined to use her many charms to get him to help out at her practice. Expecting a man in his dotage, she's pleasantly surprised to find that Ethan Locke is in his prime! But the handsome doctor is far from easy to convince. He's adamant that he'll be no good for the practice, or for Ivy.Ethan is grieving the loss of his infant son and the breakup of his relationship. He's terrified that he's lost his touch when it comes to both treating children and dealing with women. But something about Ivy makes her hard to resist, and he soon finds himself firmly ensconced at the practice and in Ivy's life. Dare he hope he's finally found the future he's been longing for?