Ivy Chandler is nearing sixty, but she doesn't think she's too old to continue pursuing her dream of becoming a published author or finding love again. When real estate investor Carl Anderson invites Ivy to join him on one of his business trips, Ivy is thrilled he wants to spend more time with her. After a harrowing encounter with foul weather, their trip gets rerouted to the lovely green Ozark Mountains where Carl is looking at some investment property. Ivy hopes he wants to invest in a future with her on a personal level, but she is saddened to find he really only hopes to invest in her services as his property manager back in Missouri. Returning from their trip, Ivy sees her opportunity to fulfil her promise as a writer. When her dreams of a relationship with Carl are shattered, Ivy picks up the pieces and makes her way back to the green beauty of the Ozarks. There, she finds the promise of yet another relationship and reaches for it.Ivy thinks she finally has it all. What could possibly go wrong? Ivy finds that no matter how close she comes to achieving her promise, something can always go wrong. And when it goes wrong for Ivy Chandler it really goes wrong.