The teenage Hollister sisters, Lauren and Carey, and their troubled parents move to mother Nan Hollister's home town of King's Crossing, where they meet with a cousin who shares a 10-year-old pact with them.
Billy and Carey hire a famous Los Angeles detective to investigate vandalism on the farm; Louisa suffers from sudden chest pains.
Nan angers her daughters and husband when she decides to search for the son she had at the age of 16, then gave up for adoption.
Billy begins dating a beautiful waitress from the deli where Carey works; Willa arranges to meet her pen pal for the first time.
Paul is attracted to a woman who is helping him stage a school musical revue; a seventh-grader becomes infatuated with Billy.
Louisa unknowingly buys a horse for Jillian from a man whom she was once engaged to marry; Nan and Paul want to spend time alone.
Carey becomes jealous when her photography teacher falls for Lauren; Willa studies literature so she can discuss it with Jillian.
A horse owner with a broken-down car asks Billy's help and romances Jillian; Nan feels self-conscious during a family reunion.
Louisa reopens an old wound by asking Nan to give a speech about Nan's father; Billy and Carey help Jillian prepare for a party.
Nervous Lauren prepares for a regional piano competition; Carey becomes jealous when she learns Jillian is infatuated with Billy.