Abby Duncan's come home to Hope, Texas—the town knownas Brewster's Valley, after the wealthy, powerful old man whorules it—to find the truth behind the accusations that droveher father to his death. Only Brewster knows what reallyhappened. But he refuses to tell Abby unless she agrees tofind his missing daughter, the child he'snever acknowledged.Part of Brewster's deal is that Abby undertakethis search with the help of Jonas Parker, foreman ofBrewster's farming empire. Jonas knows only too wellthat the truth may not be what Abby expects. But neitherof them can anticipate the secrets they're about touncover. Secrets that threaten to shatter everythingthey've ever believed about themselves…and each other.