Boston debutant Claire Cooliage has her life all set out in front of her. Graduated from university with a teaching degree, she heads home to her family, where she plans to get a teaching position somewhere, anywhere. Her wealthy parents have other ideas; they plan on marrying her off to a prominent, upstanding member of the Boston society. Shortly after becoming engaged, Claire suffers a bizarre accident.
Recovering from this devastating accident and sent away from her family and friends to a lonely distant town, Claire Cooliage must rely on complete strangers to find herself and to find love. Is it possible for Claire to reunite with her fiancE, or will she be forever alone in a desolate place like Cougar Ridge?