Patience Graham has always been a good, obedient daughter. When she is rescued from the storeroom at her parents’ restaurant by the young man she’s been eyeing for months, she is thrilled to find out he wants to court her. When she finds out he has had a drinking problem in the past, she decides to be cautious until he can prove himself to her and her parents.
John Jackson has had feelings for Patience Graham from the first moment he saw her in church months ago. Now that it’s apparent she shares those feelings, he sets out to win over her parents, so they can court. His past seems to keep chasing after him though, making things more difficult. Will he be able to convince her father that he is the man Patience should marry? Or is his quest for true love going to remain forever unfulfilled?