RICHARD . . .
After his grandfather passes away, Richard Blackwood travels East to collect his stubborn Granny Zinnia and bring the grieving widow back home. When a passionate encounter with a childhood acquaintance ends in a refused marriage proposal, Richard returns to Little Creede with a wounded heart.
EVELYN . . .
Educated and groomed to make an advantageous marriage, Evelyn Calhoun faces parental censure when a secret, romantic tryst results in scandal. Desperate to escape her father’s wrath, she flees Baltimore, seeking Richard’s protection.
LOVE AND FAMILY . . .
Can Richard and Evelyn work past their differences, and a sinister threat from the past, to make a life with each other in Little Creede?