Mollie, a woman twice-divorced from the same man raises her teenage son on an apple farm not far from New York City. An architect, John, to whom she rents a barn has fallen for her immediately. She does not find his attraction to her unwelcome.
But her abusive ex-husband Phillip, released from a sanitorium following a suicide attempt, attempts to move back in. She still harbors an erotic attraction to him, which can only drive a wedge between her and John. Mollie faces a romantic dilemma.