Lissa Frye, returns home from the Navy eager to start over – a new job, maybe even marriage, and a family. Then news from her sister impacts Lissa’s life and derails her plans. Marine Kurt McKintrick, grieving the loss of his best friend in Afghanistan, hires on at a horse rescue ranch. Images of war plague him, and fears of losing another loved one distance him from the person most likely to help him heal. Eleven-year-old Jayden Clarke’s life is turned upside down when the rancher who befriended him is found dead, his horses neglected, his dog missing. When authorities arrive to investigate, Lissa and Kurt, estranged after a former relationship, are forced to work together. Lissa must confront images from her past while Kurt struggles to live with his present truth.