On Mystic Lake - Annie Colwater's daughter has just left for college and her husband has confessed that he's in love with a younger woman. Devastated and alone, Annie seeks refuge in the small Pacific Northwest town where she grew up, hoping that she can reclaim the woman she once was - the woman she is desperate to become again. There, on the beautiful shores of Mystic Lake, she is reunited with her first love, Nick Delacroix, a recent widower who is unable to cope with his silent, emotionally scarred young daughter. Together the three start the healing process. But just when Annie believes she's been given a second chance at happiness, she is forced to make a choice that no woman in love should ever have to make.
Summer Island - Years ago, Nora Bridge walked out on her marriage and her children. She hasn't spoken to her daughter Ruby in more than a decade. When a scandal from Nora's past is revealed, Ruby - now a struggling comedian - is offered a fortune to write an expose on her mother's life. So, under false pretenses, Ruby returns to the family house on Summer Island, a home filled with frayed memories of joy and heartache. Confronting a past that includes a never forgotten love, a sick best friend, and a mother who has harbored terrible secrets. Ruby begins to finally understand the complex ties that bind a mother and daughter - and finds the strength that comes with forgiveness.