Terri Polger is living a life she couldn't even have dreamed a few years ago. She's married to Bobby now and has a beautiful house with a view of Puget Sound. But lately, she senses that something's been worrying Bobby. When she asks, he brushes her off and says that he is "protecting his queen" – and she gets the oddest feeling he is not talking about chess, but about her.
Other characters make repeat appearances in this latest instalment of Cedar Cove. Rachel has two men interested in her and rumours are circulating about the fate of Linnette McAffee after she left town when her love life fell apart..