On the eve of their fortieth wedding anniversary, the Seagraves are among the most enviable couples of Miramonte, California, and still deeply in love - until the night Lydia Seagrave picks up a gun and shoots her husband. Novelist Daphne returns home and is forced to contend not only with her father’s murder but also with her undeniable feelings for the only man she has ever loved - the D.A. who is prosecuting her mother. Youngest daughter Alex is determined to clear her father’s name. Kitty sets out to vindicate her mother and enters headlong into a passionate love affair with a younger man. As the devastated sisters come together to unravel the family lies, they must each rebuild a life that is honest, even at the risk of being painful.