The shy daughter of a powerful politician, Melanie Owen is fed up over her father's attempts at controlling her life. Hiding out in Lobster Cove seems like the perfect solution. But a misunderstanding and unwarranted act of heroism bring the town's doctor, Seth Goodwyn crashing toand throughMelanie's front door. Seth's attempts to repair the situation insert him into her life, raising Melanie's worries of losing her new-found independence to another controlling man. His inability to save his sister has impacted Seth Goodwyn's entire life, and Doctor Seth is a fixer. He meets quiet, unassuming Melanie and figures she needs his help. But before long, he struggles against the realization that to keep her, he may have to let her go.