This is a romance novel. Adelaide Andrews, trying to escape her painful memories, moves to the house her aunt left to her. She is leaving Chicago and going to a small town in the Arkansas Delta. She hasn’t been there since she was twelve and she doesn’t know anyone. Walking in what is now an unsafe part of town she discovers a badly wounded dog. She takes the dog to the vet where she becomes friends with the receptionist and meets the man who will be her love interest. Small towns have secrets and most people are happy for them to stay a secret. Unfortunately, her newly found pet will lead her to discover and expose one of this town's worst, but best kept secrets.