Sally McBride, perfect wife to Cooper and perfect mother to a baby girl, is found dead at the end of a fishing line deep in the cold waters of Lake Seed.
When Miranda Landon comes and drops that bombshell on him, she sees his distress and believes that he is innocent. Then another bombshell is dropped. Sally was far from perfect, and Sally also wasn't the mother to Evaline, as she had no way to ever get pregnant.
Miranda has fallen deeply in love with Cooper, but he wants nothing to do with love. When she tracks down a lead and then disappears, he goes after her. Will Miranda and Cooper both be saved by love? Or will the life they had been sharing trying to prove his innocence by ripped away?