High school sweethearts, their marriage was shattered by tragedy. Thirty years later, a startling confession reignites long banked embers.
On the outside, politician Aubrey Windt is assured and assertive. On the inside, she's a confused tangle of nerves and regrets. A lost election is the perfect opportunity to reset her life, and she's going to take it, no matter what anyone says. This time, she means it.
Everything's fine with Philip Church. Just fine. His second divorce was amicable, his twin sons are grown, and his landscape business runs itself. The fineness is driving him crazy. But reconnecting with his first love provokes an upheaval more potent than he's ever imagined.
When Aubrey and Phillip learn a startling fact that will forever link their lives, they set out to find the brother Aubrey didn't know she had. To do so, they must forge a new path, unexpectedly abetted by a stray cat and the eclectic members of a unique book club.
(This story mentions the loss of a child through Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and deals with the search for another child given up for adoption decades ago.
I hope I have treated these subjects with the care and compassion they deserve.)