Yearning for love and dignity, four generations of women must come to grips with the choices they’ve made and those their mothers made before them. But breaking the cycle that has ensnared them over the decades will prove more difficult than they had ever imagined. Eighty-year old Emma Bauer has carefully guarded a dark secret for more than fifty years. But when she sees her granddaughter’s marriage beginning to unravel, Emma realizes that her lies about her own marriage have poisoned those she loves most. Can she help her granddaughter break free of a legacy of wrong choices? Or will she take her secret and her broken heart to the grave?