Evvie Drake is a young widow living in a great big house on the coast of Maine. She married her high school sweetheart, and now that she’s without him, she has to figure out what’s next. And while she’s at it, she has to decide what to do about some things she’s been holding onto that even those closest to her don’t know.
Dean Tenney pitched for the Yankees until the day when he suddenly couldn’t. Tired of being followed around, tired of amateur advice, and tired of trying to fix what he apparently can’t, he needs a place to hide out for a while, and Maine seems like as good a place as any.
Andy Buck is a single dad whose best friend, Evvie, isn’t yet over the death of her husband. He wants to help, and he’s not sure how, and he’s got his own kids to raise and work to do. When his old buddy Dean needs a place to escape, he thinks the apartment in Evvie’s house might be just right.