A woman desperate for a family finds herself the center of a murder investigation in this captivating tale from USA Today bestselling author Tess Thompson.
Sylvia wants nothing more to be a mother, so when an unorthodox arrangement presents her with the opportunity, she jumps at the chance -- no questions asked. But her dream-come-true quickly unravels when a pregnant teen is murdered and the case hits far too close to home.
As Detective Peter Ball pieces the crime together, his sleuthing threatens to destroy Sylvia's family in a web of darkness and deception that uncovers an illegal adoption. Though he's simply doing his job, he may be forced to rip motherhood from Sylvia's grasp.
USA Today bestselling author Tess Thompson serves up suspense with important life lessons in this unforgettable read that reminds us all of the possibilities that await in both life and love. That is, if we're brave enough to accept them.