Living with her partner, Tony, his parents and their precocious teenage son, Alberta Granger considers she belongs to the perfect modern extended family. Her catering business is booming and her daughter, Hannah, is embarking on a glittering career. In fact, Alberta’s only preoccupation is why Tony seems unduly upset by his ex-wife’s forthcoming marriage.
But some shocking news is about to rock Bertie’s world to its foundations. As a torrent of tabloid headlines engulfs the family in a very public scandal, she is forced to face the fact that some of her nearest and dearest have been leading mysterious double lives she knew nothing about. As revelation follows revelation, old wounds re-open and former grudges re-surface.