For ten years, Max Craven has avoided visiting his home whenever possible. The village is haunted by memories - particularly of the death of his wife and daughter. Now, though, he is back and one of the first people he meets is Alison Webb.
Oh, her name is changed, but Max soon realizes who she is: Not only was Alison his daughter's best friend but she was responsible for his child's death! yet Max is attracted to Alison as he has never been attracted to a woman in his life. Can Max forgive Alison or will he have to forget her?