This is Mallory and Cute Guy's story. We finally discover his name is Ty Garrison a PTSS man with recovery on his mind. Mallory has her secret story to tell as well. The town good girl and the town Mr. Wrong find a lot of common ground.
Mallory is a nurse interested in many more fields of medicine and education and opens a health services facility that operates to a large part on grants and donations. with a month to prove herself the town grump does everything possible to destroy everyone she speaks to and deals the final blow to Mallory's Centre.
Ty comes to the rescue for several problems more than once. Mallory sticks to her guns and changes from a yes girl to someone who knows what she wants and how to say no and will not be disuaded any longer. It takes Ty a little longer to know what he wants is different from what he thought his whole life.
The book fits well with the series. It answers a few questions and creates a few more. The atmosphere of Lucky Harbour remains constant. Reoccuring characters pass through the story just enough to recall who they are but not so much as to destroy continuity of the tale.