It seems like a long lost fantasy has finally come true for billionaire Joshua Aberdeen. Maddison, his childhood sweetheart all but bumps into him after over ten years apart, and their feelings come rushing back. Maddy had recently left Chicago with her son Gio to escape her abusive ex-fiancé. She couldn’t be more relieved to have Joshua come into her life as she simply wants to start over. But just as they were really starting to seem like a family Giovanni Senior sends Maddy a stark message, he wants both her and her son back and he fully intends to have them. As soon as Joshua finds out the truth of Maddy’s past he takes every precaution to keep them safe. He quickly grows to hate Giovanni and what he’s putting Maddy and her son through.
But it isn’t long before Joshua finds out first hand that Giovanni isn’t some common thug, his reach is as far as one of Chicago’s oldest mafias. Maddy begs Joshua to leave things be, to let the cops handle Giovanni. But unable to get past his enmity against Giovanni Joshua continues to pursue him behind Maddy’s back. Until she finds out and in a reckless maneuver she puts both her life and her son’s life in danger. Everyone is tested as Joshua stops at nothing to get them back unscathed, especially after learning something that will change their lives forever.