Miranda lives on Martha's Vineyard with her husband and three young children. She meets Clay, a wealthy New Yorker, and becomes entangled in an affair that threatens her marriage. She has to decide if she will stay with her husband and give her children the life she wants for them or follow her passion to a life with Clay. The book challenges the readers to think about what decision they would make. By reading about Miranda, women will see themselves and feel understood and even celebrated.