Being dumped the week before her scheduled wedding was certainly not Noelle Jensen’s idea of fun. But being dumped twice—this time by her boyfriend, Chase, in favor of her sister Melody—is simply humiliating. Bemoaning the fact that she has now become the “institute freak” at Northern Arizona University, Noelle turns to Pierce Logan—the institute “player” and last person she expects to distract her with love—to help her through this trial.
Meanwhile, Pierce is dealing with his own family crisis. Having never really gotten over his parents’ divorce while he was serving his mission, Pierce is astonished to learn of his father’s sudden reactivation in the Church and subsequent marriage to a woman he’s never met.
Can Pierce help Noelle endure the drama of her sister’s engagement and find the courage to forgive Melody and Chase for their betrayal? Can Noelle uncover Pierce’s insecurities before Kasey Hamilton, a jealous girl in their ward, destroys any chance they might have