After her divorce, school counselor Alexandra Lexington struggles to put her life with her abusive husband behind her while she helps troubled teens. New student Mark Boyer is her biggest problem right now. When she faces Mark's intimidating ex-Navy SEAL father, Adam, Xandra realizes her troubles are just beginning. She doesn't want to be attracted to Adam, but Xandra's heart has other plans. In Abiding Love (3), Kate Welsh tells the compelling story of a troubled teen and the two people trying to get him back on track. However, it focuses too much on Mark instead of the romance between Adam and Xandra.