Sara Prentiss is not impressed when best-selling author Adam Merrill arrives on campus to team-teach her creative writing class. When Sara's elderly housemate, Olivia - Adam's biggest fan - invites him to move in, Sara is infuriated. But she can't bear to hurt Olivia.
One summer isn't so long, after all - at least until Adam begins to investigate Olivia's painful past and the mysterious long-ago disappearance of her daughter. Is he searching for story ideas, or something more?