Michael Dunnagan was never supposed to sail on the Titanic, r would he have survived if t for the courage of Owen Allen. Determined to carry out his promise to care for Owen's relatives in America and his younger sister, Annie, in England, Michael works hard to strengthen the family's New Jersey garden and landscaping business.
Annie Allen doesn't care what Michael promised Owen. She only kws that her brother is gone--like their mother and father--and the grief is eugh to swallow her whole. As Annie struggles to navigate life without Owen, Michael reaches out to her through letters. In time, as Annie begins to lay aside her anger that Michael lived when Owen did t, a tentative friendship takes root and blossoms into something neither expected. Just as Michael saves eugh money to bring Annie to America, WWI erupts in Europe. When Annie's letters mysteriously stop, Michael risks everything to fulfill his promise--and find the woman he's grown to love--before she's lost forever.