When Lydia Gray suddenly finds herself a widow, she discovers a newfound freedom she'd never anticipated. Ready to place the past firmly behind her, she sets her eyes upon Alaska. There, she vows, she will make a new life for herself with her aunt, a life of peace and tranquility, a life removed from the pain of an abusive marriage.
As Lydia comes to know Kjell Lindquist, she finds herself slowly opening up to the possibility of love and a future with him. But life often brings the unexpected, and Lydia finds the peace she longs for cruelly shattered.
Can her tenuous faith face the storms ahead?