Middle-aged romance novelist Weston Payley moves from Chicago to the small Illinois town where he summered as a boy. He's looking for a simpler life, but instead finds complications, like beguiling single mom Rebecca. As their affair heats up, Weston becomes embroiled in a murder investigation. Suddenly this sleepy town turns into a hotspot of danger and passion. So much for a fresh start… Now Weston's new life might come to a sudden end.