After losing her husband and surviving a near-fatal car crash herself, Pamela struggles to put the pieces of her life back together and bring up her son, Davie. Then Rick, a handsome stranger for whom she feels an uncommon attraction, comes into her life and she finds love again. Will he, too, be swept away in the rivers of life? From the hills of Minnesota, and the arid lands of Arizona, their love spans an ocean in a daring fight for survival. What tricks will fate play upon them? Are they meant to be together?