Synopses & Reviews
Dangerous secrets, past tragedies, and a violent obsession are forced to the surface when Emerson and her estranged family agree to care for ten-year-old Addie. Emerson's cold exterior covers her pain from her husband's suicide a decade past. Tillie buries herself in art and gardening, avoiding her own questions about the accident that left her in a wheelchair. Eve flits through life as though nothing is important. Henry leaps from one adulterous relationship to another while guilt and secrets eat away at him. Addie has her own hardships to deal with, being far from her home in Alaska and living with these strangers. Her quiet demeanor, inquisitive nature, and uncanny ability to recognize pain in others spark change within this family. If these five can face their true selves, each other, and their past, they just might find a way forward to a life filled with love and happiness.