Nantucket was her paradise—until reality came barging in.
Mae Benson was happy—a beloved wife, beloved mother, beloved neighbor. But even she wasn’t ready for the tragedy looming around the corner.
The accident that claims her husband’s life rocks the whole family. And it’s not the only thing stirring up trouble.
Mae’s oldest, Eliza, is facing an unexpected pregnancy with a fiancé she no longer wants to be with.
Her daughter Holly is caught in a marriage on the rocks.
Headstrong daughter Sara is reeling in the throes of a forbidden workplace romance.
And her youngest son, Brent, is drowning in sorrow and guilt after his father’s passing.
Take a trip to Nantucket’s Sweet Island Inn and follow along as Mae Benson and her children face the hardest summer of their lives.
Love, loss, heartbreak, hope—it’s all here and more. Can Mae find a way to bring herself and her family to the light at the end of the tunnel? Or will her grief be too much to overcome?