Single mom Amy Byler needs a break. So when the guilt-ridden husband who abandoned her shows up and offers to take care of their kids for the summer, she accepts his offer and escapes to New York City. Usually mild mannered, Amy finally lets her hair down in the city that never sleeps. But as the summer draws to an end, Amy realizes too late that she must make an impossible decision: stay in this exciting new chapter of her life, or return to the life she left behind.
Rachel and Jack. Paige and Noah. And Will. Five friends who’ve known each other for years. Then along came Ali, Will’s new fiancée. The three couples travel to Portugal for Ali and Will’s destination wedding. And things seem great until Rachel discovers a shocking secret about Ali that changes everything. As the weekend unfolds, the secrets each of them holds begin to spill, and friendships and marriages threaten to unravel.
Alex and Poppy have nothing in common but somehow, ever since a fateful car share home from college many years ago, they are still best friends. That is until two years ago, when they ruined everything. They haven’t spoken since but Poppy decides to convince Alex to take one more vacation together—to lay everything on the table, and make it all right. Miraculously, he agrees. And now she has one week to fix everything. What could possibly go wrong?
Two parents in Washington State are bound by tragedy when their sons were involved in a murder-suicide. Separated by only a silvery stretch of trees, the two parents are emotionally stranded, and isolated by their great losses. Then a mysterious pregnant girl emerges out of the woods and into the lives of those same boys’ families, bridging the gap and changing everything.
Erin and Mark couldn’t be happier when they set off to Bora Bora for their honeymoon. Things quickly changed, however, when they spot something suspicious in the water while scuba diving. Could the life of your dreams be the stuff of nightmares? Suddenly the newlyweds must make a dangerous choice to speak out about what they’ve seen or protect their secret.
Anna is spending the summer in the Hamptons as a nanny, in a community on edge after the disappearance of Zoe Spanos. Anna, who is constantly reminded of her resemblance to Zoe, begins to dig deeper into the unsolved case. Two months later, she finds herself charged with the manslaughter of a girl she’d never met. Did Anna really kill Zoe?
Lina is spending a summer in Tuscany, but she isn’t in the mood for Italy’s famous sunshine and fairy-tale landscape. She’s only there because it was her mother’s dying wish for her to get to know her father. Her focus shifts when she is given her mother’s journal and discovers long hidden secrets with the help of a charming local boy. “People come to Italy for love and gelato,” someone tells her, but sometimes they discover so much more.
Six years after the fight that ended their friendship, Daphne is shocked when Drue walks back into her life with a massive favor to ask. Daphne hasn’t spoken a word to Drue, so she’s rightfully speechless when Drue asks her to be her maid-of-honor at her wedding. Letting glamourous Drue back into her life is risky, but it comes with an invitation to spend a weekend at a waterfront Cape Cod mansion and Daphne finds herself powerless as ever to resist.
Everyone imagines running away from their life at some point. But Birdy has actually done it. And the life she’s run into is her best friend Heather’s. The only problem is, she hasn’t told Heather. The summer job at the highland Scottish hotel that her world class wine-expert friend ditched turns out to be a lot more than Birdy bargained for. Can she survive a summer pretending to be her best friend?