Fresh out of a failed marriage, Rebecca is determined to start anew. Abandoning her home and her life in Pennsylvania, she lays down roots in a small beach town in South Carolina. Things get off to a rocky start with a welcoming committee in the form of a tropical storm. Rebecca meets Nathan, a local, who comes to her rescue. Sparks fly, but Rebecca isn't ready for a new relationship, and Nathan doesn't want to be a romantic rebound.
A deep friendship blossoms as Rebecca sets out to find herself, but the spark of attraction never really fades. Nathan realizes he'll love the woman Rebecca becomes, no matter who that will be. But will the new and improved Rebecca have a place in her heart for a simple small town man?