After deciding to work on the family farm in Jameson, North Carolina instead of going to college like her older sister, Daisy, Hayden Alistair's life took a turn for the worst. Her parents die tragically in a horrific car accident, and to top it off, Daisy wants nothing to do with the family farm. Left to run the property and family business alone with the help her close cousin, Billie-Mae, Hayden is forced to overcome challenges she didn't expect to have so soon. Just when her life couldn't change anymore drastically, Hayden's long time neighbors, the Taylor's, receive a huge surprise when their only grandson, Chase Taylor, comes to stay with them while he's on leave for the U.S. Marine Corps. Hayden didn't think anything of the guy, that is, until he tries to make friends with her the next day. Drawn to his good looks and friendly personality, Hayden finds herself falling for Chase, finding comfort and escape in his presence. Just when Hayden's life starts to smooth out, it's turned upside down once more when she learns that not only does Chase get called back for deployment, but she also faces horrifying news about her older sister Daisy. Read on to hear a story about love, loss, family, and the strength a southern woman.