Have you ever thought you knew exactly where your life was headed? Carly enjoys her carefree life -- free from obstructions, free from drama, and free from anchors that tie her down to anyone or anything. She likes making her own decisions and t having to answer to anyone. Her life is good. Uncomplicated. But Carly is set for a shake-up when she is introduced to Derek at her best friend's birthday. Firefighter-Derek. Drop-dead-gorgeous-Derek. Brown-eyed-dirty-talking-cocky-as-hell-Derek. Their instant attraction has them both questioning their outlook on life, on relationships ...and on love.