A woman moves from her ease of life in the country to a haggard mill town where she and her family don’t belong. As she starts to gain her bearings, she reluctantly strikes up an unlikely courtship with a brash mill owner who’s nothing short of an enigma.
These kinds of shows usually aren’t my thing and that hot mess of a trailer isn’t doing it any favors, but a good show is a good show, period piece or not. Great, complex characters that are easy to get invested in, plus a story that’s far better and less Masterpiece Theater-y than I was expecting. If you’re already into this kind of stuff, you won’t be disappointed. If you’re not, you might just be surprised.