At 44, Liddy James is one of New York’s top divorce attorneys, a bestselling author, and a mother of two. Despite a devastating divorce from her first love, Peter James, Liddy, Peter and Peter’s sympathetic new partner, Rose, have formed a modern family to raise Liddy and Peter’s teen and Liddy’s six-year-old son. Liddy’s life seems perfect --- until it isn’t. When a series of inconvenient coincidences find Liddy spending more time in the office, and she’s asked to take on the high-profile divorce of an all-too-charming colleague, Liddy realizes she’s finally bitten off more than she can chew.
When Lucy Lovett’s husband loses his job, she is forced to give up her posh life in London and move their family to a tiny apartment in Manhattan, where he has managed to secure a lowly position. Homesick and resentful at first, Lucy soon embarks on the love affair of her life --- not with her husband, but with New York City and the three women who befriend her.