Leah Taylor has covered Mafia turf wars, the AIDS epidemic and conflict in war-torn countries. What’s happened to her that has her covering local fluff pieces in a small town? One brightpoint in her life is that her station’s helicopter pilot is an old flame—Wyatt. A minor story about a small boat winds up with her crew and a group of students adrift in storm season on perilous waters. The mighty seas are getting rough,and it looks as though Leah’s slim chance at romance is about to get tossed, too.