Annie and Etienne meet each other working for a French winery. The two instantly fall in love, but Etienne is somehow caught up in violence and loses his life. Nine years later, Annie is the owner of a tearoom located in a small British town. She still holds her feelings for lost Etienne, but recently another man has started to approach her. He is Michael Harding, the bestselling author and landlord of Annie’s tearoom. Although he has been her landlord for years, Annie somehow has never met him in person. Michael looks nothing like the gentle Etienne Annie fell in love with 9 years ago. Yet somehow she sees the two men overlap….