Bestselling author Karma Brown is back with a morally infused and emotionally riveting exploration of one woman’s grief and guilt over an unexpectedyet avoidabletragedy
Meg Pepper has a fulfilling career as a real estate agent, a thoughtful, hardworking husband and a surprisingly good-natured teenage daughter. Most days Meg is able to keep it all together andmore or lessseamlessly glide through life.
After school pickup one day, Meg and her daughter, Audrey, are driving home when they see Jack, the twin brother of Audrey’s boyfriend, up ahead. Meg stops to wave him across the street…just as a car comes hurtling down the road and slams into Jack. The drivera high-school teacher in the process of textingdid not see Jack crossing the road.
Meg can’t help but blame herself for this horrific accident. Full of remorse, she throws herself into helping Jack’s family as he rehabs from his injuries. But the more Meg tries to absolve herself, the more she alienates her own family. The ripple effects that follow tear at the ties that bind her to those she loves the most, causing her to risk losing everything she holds dear to her heart.