A debut novel about a young woman and a young boy scarred by abandonment who find they share an unlikely bond.
Josie McCray was eight years old when her mother left. Now a young teacher, she guards her heart carefully but finds herself pulled to mentor a child in need.
Payton Runnells was 12 when his mother left. Now in foster care, he’s slow to trust anyone but senses that Josie might somehow understand the grief that grips him.
As Josie and Payton lower their walls and forge a friendship, they begin to open themselves up to all life has to offer.