HAVING HOPE is a fiction novel about Victoria DeFeo and her struggles when she realized that her husband, Evan has family secrets. Nobody talks about who is buried at St. Theresa's Cemetery. None of the young mothers have baby showers in the Vento family, until after the baby is born and is healthy. Victoria learns that there is a rare genetic disorder present in Evan's genealogy. His branch of the family learns that Evan and his brothers are also affected by this genetic trait.
Victoria and Evan already have a healthy son, Jacan, but they want to expand their young family, now that they are homeowners. They seek genetic counseling only to be told that their chances for reoccurrence are significant. Everyone in Victoria's circle of family and friends are having normal pregnancy experiences. Victoria is in search of answers not only for her and Evan, but for Evan's brothers and cousins. Desperate to have another baby, Victoria considers other options besides sperm donations to become pregnant again.
Follow Victoria through the trials and tribulations at her workplace, in her marriage, and the other pregnancies while she searches for the reasons for all the unexplained deaths in the Vento family. Discover how she reconciles the hard choices she had to make and how she comes to find the strength to move on and the love she finds in the blessing's life will give her.