To escape from her hometown, Claire Kendall had to leave her pastand her sisterbehind
Now her sister's sudden death has Claire going home to confront her past and her orphaned nephewwho blames her for saving herself and not his mother. Complicating matters is Tucker Hall, a man who seems to have a genius for getting in the way when it comes to parenting Nick.
Claire knows she'll be happy only once the town of Monroe is a speck in her rearview mirror, but she can't go before Nick is ready. In the meantime, she'll have to see a lot of Tucker and hope that he doesn't give her any reason to stay .