Abbey Wallace has spent the last two years traveling from Virginia to California. After finding employment near Denver, she is abducted by two men who are certain she is their boss's missing wife. She expects Sloan Rafferty to recognize she is not his wife. Only, he seems convinced she is after he learns she and his wife grew up in the same valley. Little by little, she unwinds the secrets that intertwine her life with Sloan's wife, each twist putting her in greater peril. Sloan's brother reveals the truth of what happened to Sloan's wife. Only, it's too late because Sloan's actions have put her in the most terrible danger ... and he has come to love a stranger.