In search of a change of scenery and some tranquility, the successful recipe creator/photographer Jessica Waters moves into a Lakeside cottage in the majestic Cedar Valley. Falling in love with the handsome owner of the Gin Mill local bar, Luke Culberson, was not part of her plan. Struggling with his finances, Luke needs help to keep the family bar open. Luke believes his life could never become more complicated. But he is wrong. The bold and bitter Salon owner Tiffany Parsons is the woman everyone loves to hate, desperate for Luke's attention and trying to forget her painful past. Tiffany is green with envy over Luke and Jessy's budding romance. There are dark clouds on the horizon for Cedar Valley as the mysterious Lance, who hides behind a new name, wanders into town and lurks around with an agenda of his own.