Sara Castleton, pregnant and widowed, needs help to finish her late husband's unfinished spec house. Nicholas Bradford reluctantly steps in as contractor and carpenter. During construction, Sara gives birth to her baby and is introduced to the gospel of Jesus Christ. Irrational in-laws, risky business practices, and a mysterious book threaten to destroy Sara and Nick's growing attraction. But through it all, they aren't just building a house, they're Building a Life.