“Her name was Gabriella Deare, and she was from North Carolina. There are some things that go to you.”
It was all Della ever knew of her mother.
No family to tie her to.
Then, on her eighteenth birthday, Della’s life was flipped upside down by one thin, manila folder. Growing up in the foster system, she never really had anything to call her own, not even a last name revealing any real association to anyone. Now, the truth was exposed, but there was still so much she didn’t know.
Hoping to learn more about the mother she never knew, and maybe discover a bit more about herself along the way, Della travels across the country seeking answers—and finds far more than she bargained for.
An unimaginable world—one on the brink of war—is pulling her in, and making her claim a birthright she never knew she wanted.
There’s a storm brewing on the horizon, and as the pressure builds, it will take everything Della has not to drown in a destiny she didn’t choose.