Some of Lucy Sinclair’s best days were those spent growing up in small town St Dennis – working at the family inn and enjoying summers filled with swimming, sailing, tennis and the company of Clay Madison, her best friend. But Lucy’s darkest day, the one that shattered her innocence with violence and fear, also happened in St Dennis. And the town she once loved became the place she gladly left behind – along with the terrible secret she’s kept for twenty years.
While Lucy headed off for college and a career, Clay remained – more than satisfied with the life St Dennis had to offer. But now, even after inheriting his family’s thriving farm and starting up an organic brewery, he can’t help feeling that something’s missing. And when Lucy comes back to town to plan a celebrity wedding at the Sinclair family inn, she and Clay reconnect, and find themselves re-evaluating their long-sleeping friendship that could blossom into something deeper. Like a book end to those distant childhood days, this summer will be Lucy’s chance to finally confront her hidden pain, make peace with the past and plan her own whole new future.