The funeral of her estranged grandmother brings Christie to the seaside town of Rivers End, far from her city life and high flying career. Inheriting a rundown cottage is yet another problem to deal with until the discovery of a shoebox of memories and a damaged painting draws her into a heartbreaking mystery.
Martin is a reclusive artist with no interest in helping the beautiful stranger who comes to him with questions. The past is too painful to revisit and Christie's theories about unopened love letters are too close to the truth. As much as he's drawn to her, she doesn't belong here. Some secrets refuse to stay hidden but solving the mystery of the cottage is just the beginning.
There's a whole town of long-hidden secrets, quirky characters, heartwarming relationships, and a dog called Randall, who holds everyone together.