Alex is his little sister’s guardian. After losing their mother suddenly and their father before Evie was born Alex has had the weight of the world on his shoulders. Evie has become his number one priority in life, so much so that he’s back burnered his entire life. He works from home, only has one friend, and only leaves the apartment for Evie.
Kelleyis an executive that works at the marketing company Alex used to work for. Before everything fell. After running into Alex at a restaurant he realizes he wants to pursue him. It takes several “meet-cutes” for things to get moving forward and lots of patience on Kelley’s part to deal with Alex.
Matt Bowers has lived a life of isolation for over 10 years. He cut himself off from society and more importantly his family. At the age of 16 he was sexually assaulted by someone he should have been able to trust. Since then his anxiety has kept him enthralled. Isolation seemed to be the best answer.
Until the runner.
Charlie Carver is an author that recently moved to the small town from NYC. He finds a way to make himself part of Matt’s routine and bring him comfort; in more ways than one.
There are many trials and obstacles in the way for these two, but patience and courage are teachers to us all.