Along the banks of the Hudson River is one of New York's premier enclaves, Riverside Park, where up-and-comers rub shoulders with those who have already made it. Once deliriously happy, Amanda and Howard Stewart now teeter on the brink of infidelity--and financial ruin. Media titan Cassy Cochran's storybook marriage hides the secret at the core of her existence. Beautiful, privileged Celia Cavanaugh's life is spiraling out of control--and she's taking a naive teenage boy down with her. Headstrong single mother Rosanne DiSantos struggled for years to better herself...and now realizes she despises the life she worked so hard to achieve. Proud father Sam Wyatt refuses to see his family destroyed by an act of desperation--and will do anything to preserve their happiness. The widespread branches of this urban family entwine in a stirring, multifaceted story of love denied, love revealed and love remembered.