A small-town undesirable boy, solid right into a guy within the fires of Afghanistan, returns domestic, nonetheless burning with a romantic obsession not anything can quench.
As the fog lifts one morning, a lone soldier is jogging domestic. who's he? The sleepy, gossipy city of Hoosick Bridge, Vermont, has forgotten him, however it will quickly bear in mind. he's Roy Murphy, returning to stand his violent, advanced recognition. Returning to Emma Herrick, descendant of Hoosick Bridge’s first relatives, who occupies its grandest, now decaying, condominium: the Heights.
Their severe and not likely adolescent romance supplied scandalous gossip for town. The younger fans escaped Hoosick Bridge, yet Emma remained Roy’s obsession lengthy when they parted. Now Roy returns from Afghanistan a replaced and striking guy who will cease at not anything to acquire a bit of the Herricks’ legacy.
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