A charming first encounter quickly turns into something more nefarious when bookstore manager Joe takes a very strong liking to grad student Beck.
As Beck deals with unwanted advances from her advisor, she brings Joe to Peach’s high society soiree. Joe tries to navigate matters with Benji.
Beck’s continued casual encounters catch Joe off guard, as does a run-in with the police. Both make him realize a key situation must be dealt with.
After an awkward evening with Beck, Joe discovers he’s not the only one keeping secrets. Peach’s antagonistic approach to Joe intensifies.
A video from Annika’s past comes back to haunt her. Joe and Peach’s simmering tension boils over when Peach introduces Beck to a major literary agent.
Beck heads to Connecticut with Peach, whose motives are not what they seem. Joe’s pursuit of her stirs up old memories -- and brings new injuries.
A grieving Beck turns to therapy, which leads Joe to do the same -- for different reasons. Joe’s plans for Beck’s birthday don’t go as expected.
Three months later, life is good for Joe and Beck, respectively. But a series of reconnections may spell trouble for Joe’s current relationship.
So, what exactly happened to Candace? Beck is determined to find out -- but to do so, she'll have to take a page straight from Joe's book.
Joe juggles problems with Paco and Beck -- and now must contend with a private investigator as well. But resolution is coming, one way or another.