Here's your summer escape- an unexpected inheritance, a broken promise, and lives changed forever.
Emma works at The American Hotel in Sag Harbor, where she is gearing up to greet guests and watch how the other half summer. But when Henry Wyatt, an artist and one of Sag Harbor's most famous residents, dies he leaves his waterfront home filled with his art to Emma's daughter, Penny.
Meanwhile, back in Manhattan, Bea Winstead is distraught over Henry's passing, and also sure she will receive his house and his work since she is his lifelong friend and former business partner. When she hears that Penny is the sole recipient of Henry's estate, she grabs her assistant and heads to Sag Harbor to get what is rightfully hers.
While Emma is fighting Bea to defend the inheritance, Bea discovers that Harry has left sketches scattered all over town. With Penny's help, Bea pieces them together and discovers a story with an unexpected twist that will change all of their lives.