After nine years away, Brody Parkhill returns to his home town to consult with the owner of an outdated building. He discovers that the building is leased to a crisis center, and his friends from high school are involved in its operation. An uncomfortable situation grows worse when his boss sees Brody’s personal connections at the center as a conflict of interest and fires him. How can he win back his first love when he has no more to offer her now than he did then?
The last person Cinda Cooper expected to see after a night out was her best friend from high school, Brody Parkhill, the one who was supposed to help her escape her troubled home life. The one she hasn’t seen or heard from for nine years. A series of crimes against Cinda make her wonder if trouble has followed him, or if her past has caught up with her.