There are people who try hard to forget their problems. All Ruby wants to do is remember... Ruby Donaldson has been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimers Disease, and shell be damned if she wont straighten out her troubled family before she no longer knows how.
Ruby spent years fighting to hold on to the home her grandmother built on Wards Island. The only way she can ensure that her younger, mentally scarred daughter Grace can live there for the rest of her life is to convince her older daughter, Liz, to sober up and come home. Ruby always thought shed have a lifetime to make things right, but suddenly time is running out.
She has to put her broken family back together quickly while searching for a way to deal with the inevitable- and do it with all the grit, stubbornness, and unstoppable determination that makes Ruby who she is... until shes Ruby no longer.