After avoiding Sugar Falls for three years, Navy SEAL Jesse Richter is sent home for rest and relaxation, but he knows R&R is the last thing he'll get there. His hometown was the scene for the worst day of his life, and now he's got no choice but to confront that memory and finally attempt to move on. As the daughter of a con man, Charlie Morgan knew better than to put down roots. Now she's adjusted to a new life with her adoptive family, and settled into a nice routine of work and school. Her troubled past is long behind her, or so she had thought. Both haunted by the ghosts of Christmases past, Jesse and Charlie only want a fresh start at life... but the secrets of a missing con man could kill any hope of Christmas future.