It’s a long way from Manhattan to Missouri but Shea Sloane makes the journey and relocates. As she settles into small town life running a coffee shop, she meets a man with a mysterious past and many secrets. Alexei Barratt devils and delights her as they get to know each other and before long, they’re building a relationship. Or, at least Shea thinks so until his biggest secret is revealed and she isn’t sure she even knows him. But with her heart involved, she does her best to understand and move forward. A near death experience that should bond them brings more doubts and in the end, it’s up to Shea to decide whether she can trust Alexei and if they can build a future together.