Harry Day was a national literary treasure, revered for his poetry, novels and plays. But his personal life has remained something of a mystery. When Adam Downing, a young journalist, is appointed his official biographer, he finds that Harry's life holds an abundance of secrets.
But Adam is torn between wanting to protect Harry's reputation and his instincts as a journalist, which drive him to tell the truth at any cost. He will even risk losing the admiration and friendship of Harry's beautiful daughter, Bella. For Harry's biggest secret of all involves Bella; and Adam is well on his way to falling in love.