When Lee Baldwin finds herself emotionally displaced following the disappearance of her husband, she withdraws from Manhattan to a small, Maine town for the winter to isolate herself. But her plans for solitude are soon forgotten as she becomes wrapped in the goings-on of the small town. From the petty problems of her landlady to developing friendships with the townspeople, Lee soon discovers the importance and impact of people in the world around her.
With genuine characters who struggle with their own obstacles, Preservation captures the lifestyle of New England before the arrival of modern times. While Lee may have her mind set on how she wants to live, her new-found friends will prove to her that life has other plans.