Growing up, Keith Castle and Katie Brannigan were inseparable...until Keith ruined everything by falling for another girl. Their friendship managed to weather Keith's adolescent crush. But could it survive his disappearance from Portland--and Katie's life--a few years later? She cannot forget he didn't even say good-bye.
Now--after five years of silence--Keith has returned to Oregon from abroad, seeking final resolution for a tragic secret in his past. In the process, he reconnects with Katie, who finds herself delighting in their rekindled friendship. But when the stirrings in their hearts lead them toward the romance they never had, can Katie let go of her heartache and trust Keith once more?