For Shannon Bodine, losing her mother has been doubly heartbreaking: hours before she died, her mother confessed that Shannon's father was not the man she believed, but a married man in Ireland. Across the ocean, Brianna and Maggie Concannon have been eagerly awaiting news of their half-sister. But the woman who visits Brie's guest house in County Clare is not the loving sibling they had hoped for. Shannon, shaken by the truth of her birth, stays distant from the sisters while she tries to clear her head - and to shake the feeling that she has met the tall young farmer Murphy somewhere, or sometime, before . . .