As The National Seashore's bookstore clerk, Alden Warren focuses on
stranded sea turtles and other innocents while confronting an ugly
past: the disappearance of a philandering husband two years prior.
Struggling to remain unaffected, she lusts after a married man
while desperately trying to adopt a local foster baby living the
neglected life. But everyone in town --- including the social
worker she works with to gain the child --- knows Alden's interests
are carefully chosen distractions from her husband tragedy. She
can't get a break.
Then Alden's diversions give way to a real relationship with
offbeat landscaper Lux Davis, wh