After Livvy Montgomery loses her mother to breast cancer, she begins writing to her in an effort to maintain the connection. Twice a year, Livvy puts pen to paper, sharing her feelings and frustrations, her triumphs and tragedies, her public foibles and her deepest secrets. Little does she know that her written odyssey has the potential to heal her past and change her future.Decades later, when Livvy lies dying of colon cancer, she sends her daughter, Alex, to her home for her favorite bathrobe where Alex will discover the letters in an old hatbox. Sitting at her mother’s hospital bedside, Alex reads the stories contained on every page, stories laden with family history and secrets, that have the power to change long-held perceptions of her own life. With time running out, both women struggle with letting go. Set in Wilmington, NC, Letting Go is the story of three generations of deeply flawed, incredibly strong women connected in life and death by blood, love and healing.