But it was everything she ever wanted.
Elizabeth Zurlo is everything to everyone: wife, mother, teacher. But in being everyone's everything, Elizabeth has lost herself. In a moment of weakness, at her lowest of low, Elizabeth encounters a man from her past who reminds her of the person she used to be.
As Elizabeth finally manages to pull back from the brink, rebuilding her marriage and reclaiming her life, her small town is rocked by the publication of a scandalous novel by an author with local ties. The gossip mills go into overdrive, speculating that Elizabeth is the basis for the main character. You know what they say: the truth is stranger than fiction. Suddenly, Elizabeth stands to lose everything: her social standing, job, friendships, and ultimately her marriage.
Friends become enemies and foes, allies. Can the man who destroyed Elizabeth's life help her discover who she wants to be?