Alison might not want to move across the globe but she is relieved that no American boys would take notice of her. Or so she thought. Starting afresh at Cornwall Institution, she joins a new circle of friends and takes on unexpected romantic interests. What will happen when she falls in love with a dark and brooding young professor called Edward who happens to be her best friend's brother? What happens when Alison finds herself questioning Edward’s past and end up finding out about his secrets? Will he be the ultimate key to her happiness and acceptance of America as a place where she can live and grow up in? Or will she always be the lonely foreigner wherever she goes?