Fourteen years ago, Emmie released a balloon with her biggest secret tied to the string. Weeks later and hundreds of miles away, Lucas found the balloon and started emailing Emmie. As the years passed, the two became inseparable, and Emmie fell secretly, desperately in love with Lucas. Now an adult, Emmie’s life revolves around Lucas, until the shocking announcement that he’s gotten engaged. Her greatest hopes dashed, Emmie is finally able to see-and nurture-the parts of her life that she's long neglected. 

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