A pregnant young girl. An absent boyfriend. An angry uncle.
Annelise Baker has loved Coleman Parker since the day she met him. But sleeping with him before the lottery was a huge mistake. Now he calls her a nag and doesn't take her seriously. But what she's really afraid of is that he won't take her to the lottery like he promised.
Coleman Parker is a man with a mission and his mission is to make enough money to buy Annelise a beautiful house. But that means running an errand for Mr. Jackson all the way up to Seattle. He'll miss the lottery and break the promise he made. By the time he goes to see Annelise it's months after the lottery and she's long gone. What made her leave is what will haunt him for the rest of his life.
A loving man who made one mistake. The girl he keeps searching for. Their paths will cross and keep crossing for seven years until they find each other again. But at what cost?