Veronica Williams and her brother, Jacob, are struggling to survive on their family's orchard after a mysterious plague wiped out two-thirds of the world's population. She thinks her chances are slim to none of ever finding love in this new, perilous world. When Luke Grislon stumbles upon their haven, she takes one look into his silver eyes and knows nothing will ever be the same again. Is it possible to believe that there is still humanity in an inhumane world? Can she trust the way this stranger makes her feel when she knows he has his own secrets? There will come a time when he will leave, but will he be taking her heart with him? Or will his secrets destroy them all?