A former foster kid and army soldier, Tyler Lynch doesn't trust easily. In fact, the shy mutt who never leaves his side is his sole confidant. Tyler knows what it's like to be a child in need, so he goes to work at an equine therapy ranch.He's instantly surprised by the way lovely volunteer Beth McClure seems to understand scared children—and stubborn cowboys. Beth's tenderness even wins his dog's trust. But when Tyler faces his greatest fear, it'll take Beth's love—and one brave boy—to open the most guarded of hearts.