Claire is a struggling single mother, barely making ends meet when she realizes she has just won the lottery. She has a hard time adjusting from having nothing to having all that money can buy. She decideds to take her daughter and go on a cruise that is where she learns that having money means that she can do what ever she wants. After years of being alone raising her daughter by herself. She can now offer them a whole new life and with that life comes new rules then what she is used to playing.
Claire and her daughter start relationships with two very wealthy men, a father and son dual but after a while Claire learns that the money does not make the man and she is a strong enough woman to let the sex go and do what she wants.
Her daughter, has a very rough time of the whole new relationship and struggles to keep her mind in tune while having this relationship. Emma learns the hard way, that bad behavior is not exceptable, even if you think you are in love and she almost dies as a result of thinking you love someone who makes you feel unwhole inside.