When Victoria Hamilton`s vacation fling resulted in a baby, she began a new life far from her overbearing family. Now Tori`s father has been murdered?and her half brother, Jared, needs her help to prove his innocence. But confronting her past when she comes face-to-face with private investigator John "Rocket" Miglionni sure isn`t what she had in mind. Thrilled to find the woman who once rocked his world, John takes one look at her little girl and gets the shock of his life. Now the rugged former Marine has two females holding a big piece of his heart, a troubled teenager who expects the worst in life?and a second chance to make it right for all of them.