Can you make a clean break from a dark past
and start a new life?
Four lives intersect when Celeste Vanek leaves her husband, Adam. His compulsive gambling and physical threats have poisoned their marriage and emotionally damaged their young son. Celeste moves to a small rental across town, works to gain financial security, and helps her son navigate his fantasy life. But she quickly finds that starting over is not easy.
Gwen Raine has it all: She’s an attractive, stay-at-home mom living in a tranquil community where everything seems right—yet so much can go wrong.
It’s a typical Friday morning in late summer, and Gwen is anticipating a long-awaited weekend away at the lake with her overworked husband, Brian, and their two young children.