Growing up in a small town had its ups and downs for Doctor Zach Novak. Despite his gratitude for everything the Sunnysiders have done for him, he feels stifled by the constant scrutiny and inevitable matchmaking. Longing to make a difference in the world, he’s eager to leave the country on a medical aid mission…until he meets the enchanting new librarian.
Past scandals and current vandals leave meddling townspeople suspicious of Zach’s interest in an outsider, but the couple’s overwhelming attraction has them steaming up the nights with a secret affair. Now, he’s not so sure he wants to go; she’s not so sure she wants to stay. How can they have a future together in Sunnyside when everybody knows their dreams are worlds apart?