Elle Jamieson is a private person - and for good reason. But then she's made redundant and with no ties to hold her, Elle heads off to sunny Malta. Lucas Rose hates secrets - he prides himself on his ability to lay his cards on the table. He's furious when his summer working in Malta is interrupted by the arrival of Elle, his ex, all thanks to his Uncle Simon's misguided attempts at matchmaking. Forced to live in close proximity, it's hard to ignore what they had shared before Lucas's wedding proposal scared Elle away. Can he deal with Elle's closely guarded past when it finally comes to light?