After a her son goes to visit his father Theresa Osborne heads to Cape Cod for a walk on the beach. It’s there that she finds a Message in a Bottle. A lovely tragedy of a man who has lost his soul along with his love takes Theresa on a journey of of self discovery. Being a columnist she puts he skills of investigation to the test. Tracking him down was the easy part. Falling in love with him was a lot more difficult. Like the ebb and flow of the sea their relationship has it’s obstacles. Garret and Theresa are just about to find their stride and heal their old wounds when tragedy strikes again. The story comes full circle as one last bottle is sent out and a healing heart along with it.
Elizabeth Fitch has been organized all her life by an over a achieving mother. Elizabeth decides to reinvent herself. Liz emerges with a new hair cut dyed black and a new wardrobe. Liz and her new friend run off to a club and get into a bit of trouble. From one tragedy to the next Liz finds herself on the run and looking for a new identity. Abigail Lowery has settled into this small town community. Soon she finds her solitude being interrupted by a nosy sheriff and his equally nosy mother. After all the years of hard work to keep herself safe she finds it hard to open up to people. Abigail finds herself exploring this new relationship even at the risk of her own safety.