Eden Martelli is on the run with her five-year-old son, from the people who she thought would protect them. Her car breaks down and leaves her stranded in Summer Harbor Maine with hardly any money. She must find work. Beau Callahan is a former sheriff's deputy who is working full-time on the family's Christmas tree farm after the death of his parents. At the same time his aunt suffers a fall that will need someone to stay with her, Eden shows up looking for work. His years in law enforcement have him sensing that Eden, or "Kate" as she calls herself, is hiding something. Will Beau understand, when her past catches up with her?