Reid Lancaster is left reeling from the death of his mother. The guilt he feels at not being there to hold her hand in her final moments is tearing him apart. To placate his younger sister Pip, he agrees to a cruise, he can’t believe floating around on a luxury liner for a few weeks will help. What he isn’t counting on is Scarlett Barrett the ships doctor. He knows her, he even loved her once, until life and death got in the way.
Scarlett seems hell bent on giving him another chance but he isn’t sure he wants it or even deserves it. How can he love her when he can’t even love himself? How can he think of a future when his thoughts are consumed with the past and the role Scarlett played in his mother’s death?