Bella has been a widow for such a long time, she can barely remember anything else. But now, she has accepted Ian's proposal. She loves Ian, but as the wedding approaches, she realizes that he is much different than she thought. She goes to her North Sea cabin to sort out her feelings, but instead of peace and quiet, she finds the carpenter, Bill Raven. Quiet, mysterious and cheeky, Bill starts something in Bella that she does not know how to finish.