Grace Waters, a pillar of her community in Virginia, stays calm when her ex-husband marries her lover and her son leaves home. With the help of Sarah, her best friend, the woman tries to place first, while a charming stranger becomes the second surprise love. Democratized by the adventures of her former 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 his short-term joy, Grace’s vulnerable side becomes violent. Things take a dramatic turn when Grace confesses that she killed her husband, but his young and skeptical lawyer sets off in search of the truth.