Corporal Callahan Crowes returns home from Afghanistan missing part of a leg and haunted by guilt over the loss of his men. He pledges to live every moment of his life to the fullest and works to build a career in the only field he knows besides being a soldier: construction.
Reeling from her fiancé’s infidelity and their broken engagementKathleen O’Connor accepts a job far away from Boston and the suffocating pity of friends and family. She puts romance firmly behind herandarmed with her shiny new architectural degreelaunches her career with a commercial construction and design firm.
Her first day on the jobshe sees Cal risk his life to rescue a fellow workerand is shocked when his act of heroism triggers an unwarranted attack on him from her supervisor. When she learns Cal may lose his job because of his legKathleen urges him to use social media to fight the decisionputting her own job at risk.
The public firestorm pushes Cal into the limelight in ways he least expectsbut shows him a missing limb’s not the barrier to love he’s believed it is. But there’s something besides business politics brewing at workand when Kathleen’s life is threatenedshe discovers there’s more to a man than two good legs—it’s the size of his heart that counts.