On the surface, Melanie Kingstad-Keyes’s life is the picture of success. She’s a tenure-track professor at a prestigious university and has a perfect husband. But a recent miscarriage has left her reeling and her marriage tenuous.
Selling her family’s Lake Indigo summer home, which she hasn’t visited in 15 years, feels like the perfect distraction from her problems. Now, she only needs to persuade her younger sister Kelsey to go along with her plan.
Stuck in a dead-end job, Kelsey Kingstad bounces from one doomed relationship to the next as she struggles to jump-start her adult life. Carrying the guilt of her mother’s untimely death, Kelsey is reluctant to let go of the Victorian house filled with memories of her mom and their childhood.