On the run from a violent past, Leah Allen arrived in tiny Rivertown, South Carolina, battered and broken, but ready to reinvent herself. Leah is drawn to the Southern hospitality of a small café. Lulu, the owner, offers her a job, a place to stay and a new lease on life. Leah quickly finds herself embraced by the quaint community as she tries to put herself back together. Soon Leah meets Crowley Mason. A lawyer and friend of Lulu's, Crowley is wary of Leah's sudden, mysterious arrival. But something sparks between them that can't be denied. After all she's been through, can Leah allow herself to truly love and be loved, especially when her first urge is to run?