Connor Rose is single but never alone—the ghosts of his battles in Afghanistan haunt him everywhere he goes. Trying to escape the echoes of his past leads him to Atlanta, Georgia, where he decides to forge a new future and open a bar, The Journey’s End, to compete in the city’s hot restaurant scene. Connor’s new life stabilizes, and he begins to find peace in a fresh routine.
Yet, one day, a little bird flies into his life, in the form of Raven Flynn, escaping her own demons in the unemployment line. After drowning her sorrows in several shots of whiskey, Raven passes out at Connor’s bar, and he feels he has no choice but to take her to his home to recuperate. This mysterious, troubled woman intrigues him—he wants to know more about her.