Lydia Myers asks her husband for a divorce, the result being that she must flee to their cabin in upstate New York. Her newfound liberation is not without its challenges and surprises, some perilous, others rewarding. She finds herself homeless, penniless and in the company of drug addicts and prostitutes, making new friends along the way. She finds out that writing her new life script is fraught with obstacles and full of surprises as she learns the extent to which her husband will go to seek revenge. Her adventure leads her to fresh opportunities for sketching and she rekindles an old friendship that plunges her into a sizzling romance. But even as Lydia O’Connor establishes herself as a newly divorced woman, she soon discovers that freedom has its price. A price she never expected and one that nearly costs her her life.