Travel writer Anja Paerson has seen enough of the world and wants to settle down and start a family. But when her eternal fiancé Erik cheats on her, she leaves him and moves to the little coastal town of Trinntorp, where she plans to work as a local reporter. There she meets Niklas Andersson, a professor of naval history. Since his wife’s death, his sister-in-law Jessica has been touchingly taking care of the widower and his son. Anja falls head over heels in love with Niklas – but what about Jessica?