When Cricket Hooper moves to Seattle she only has a couple of goals find a job and an apartment near her friend Chelle, and basically to live a quiet, rmal life. However, it isn't long before life becomes far from rmal. When a mysterious man helps get her car out of the mud after she makes a wrong turn, she finds herself in his thrall. He wines and dines her, quite literally, and before Cricket can stop it, things are steamy and serious very serious. Cricket is thrown aback when Jyme turns out to be more than a simple fisherman, but then she isn't telling all of her story either.