Ten years ago, undersexed, overweight, Ellie Brisby threw herself at Jackson Sedgwick. To this day, she’s haunted by nightmares of his rejection and the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend, Nikki Harper.
A savvy slimmer Ellie is spending the summer back home. She wants none of it when the happily-ever-after-phobic Jackson shows an interest, but when Nikki’s murdered body is discovered, Ellie can’t stay detached for long. Together Ellie and Jackson face off against a wily killer, but dark secrets threaten their feelings for one another. He crushed her in the past. Can she afford to trust him with her future?