Agnes Lee is determined to complete the final volume of her Franklin Square novels and protect the peninsula known as Fellowship Point. To donate the land, Agnes must convince shareholders to dissolve a generations-old partnership. One of those shareholders is her best friend, Polly Wister. Polly soon finds her loyalties torn between the wishes of her best friend and the wishes of her three sons - but what is it that Polly wants herself? Agnes' designs are further muddied when a book editor sets out to convince Agnes to write her memoirs. Agnes' resistance cannot prevent long-buried memories and secrets from coming to light with far- reaching repercussions.