Grace Waters, a pillar of her Virginia community, remains calm when her ex-husband marries his mistress and her son leaves home. With the help of Sarah, her best friend, the woman tries to put herself first, while a charming stranger becomes the second surprise love. Demoralized by the adventures of her ex-husband, Grace Waters is excited about a new love story. However, the woman’s new husband soon destroys her life, career, and health. As the secrets erode her short-lived joy, Grace’s vulnerable side becomes violent. Things take a dramatic turn when Grace confesses to killing her husband, but her young and skeptical lawyer sets out in search of the truth.