When golden boy Gabe McCloud dies in a drunk driving accident, it shakes up the whole town Everyone knew the McCloud men were bad news. The family's patriarch, Franny, only gave up drinking after almost causing an unspeakable tragedy. His sons are no better—except for Gabriel. Gabe isn't perfect, but he's handsome, charming, and friendly with just about everyone in the small, ocean-side town of Willow Creek. So after he wraps his truck around a tree one foggy night, Gabe's death affects the entire community. The tragedy opens up old wounds for some people, and brings others closer together.