When Belle inherited her deceased father's business, she decided to learn how to manage it from her guardian, Colter McKinnon. He was thirty-four, good-looking and Belle's first love. A few years ago, he pierced her heart when he rejected her affection, but now Belle is almost twenty-one and she's decided she's going to become the right woman for him. Meanwhile, Colter is already distracted by the shining jewel that she's become. Her father's dying wishes were for Colter to watch over Belle so that she could grow up happy, and that request has guided his action. He knows he needs to hurry up and find someone Belle can marry!