In the course of her profession, social worker, Amber Walker, deals with tragedy on a daily basis. But when her own family is destroyed by a client she tried to help, she is tormented by guilt and loses faith in the goodness of humanity. As she picks up the pieces of her life, Amber is propelled into the lives of Lilly, a teenage victim of sexual abuse, and Jessie, a vivacious tomboy whose young life ends much too soon. A person from Amber's past forces her to confront old demons despite her desire to discover new love. She struggles to remain afloat amidst the confusion until a trip to meet her biological mother forces Amber to look inward for answers to her most burning questions.