Lyric Bolton doesn’t ask for much — just friendship and acceptance from her rural Missouri community. But her family is regarded with suspicion and fear because of her mother’s sickness — a sickness of the mind that grows worse by the day.

Lyric is resigned to a life of isolation and doesn’t see any way out … but that’s before Ian Cawley bolts into her life on a runaway stallion. As she opens her heart to Ian, Lyric dares to imagine a different life. But what will happen when he discovers the secret she holds closest of all?