A story of unchanging small towns and conflicted hearts.
Sensible, capable and always in control, Leigh Mitchell is
the sheriff of a sleepy southern Indiana county, a position
which sets her apart in ways she hadn't imagined. She's
facing her thirtieth birthday and feeling restless. On a
moonlit night, driven by a desperate need for change, she
indulges in an innocent flirtation with an intriguing
Against all of her well-laid plans, she falls for Will
Scott, a man plagued by dangerous secrets. By turns
passionate and tender, Will reveals little about his past
and less about his future. Yet Leigh takes a leap of faith
and lets him into her heart.
When a teenage girl goes missing form this tight-knit
community, suspicion immediately falls on Will Scott.
Although his very life depends upon remaining unknown and
unseen, he lingers among the accusations and the whispers,
even as the wolves are closing in.
Seemingly overnight, everything Leigh holds dear -- her
loyalty to family, devotion to duty, her trust in love --
are tested to their limits. For the first time in her life,
steadfast Leigh must let go of the clear cut rules that
have always guided her and travel the uncertain back roads
of the heart.