Clare Hobbes is tying the knot with a bona fide catch: a handsome, smart, hardworking lawyer who adores her. So why is she so jittery How, Clare wonders, did she get here On the morning of the ceremony, the bride-to-be meets an elderly woman named Edith Herron. During their spontaneous yet profound conversation, Edith gives Clare the courage to do what she longs to do: follow her heart. Three weeks later, Clare learns that Edith has died, and that the elderly woman has given her another unexpected gift-the space to discover what she truly wants-an old house along the Delaware shore. Though the rambling Blue Sky House has been empty for years, Clare instantly senses a deep connection to Edith inside its walls. With the help of her mother, Viviana; her surrogate mother, Cornelia Brown; and her former boyfriend and best friend, Dev Tremain, Clare begins to piece together the story of Blue Sky House-a decades-old mystery more complex and tangled than she could have imagined.