This novel of historical fiction is a familial tale of love, loss, and loyalty. One fateful night in May 1957, fourteen-year-old Clara Rollins loses her father, Andrew, in a tragic house fire. Heartbroken, Clara takes a vow of silence. But when a mysterious stranger comes to Deep River, Iowa, carrying a letter written by Andrew, Clara's image of her father is suddenly shattered. As Christopher and Clara work together to untangle relationships among two small-town brothers, an infamous bootlegger, and his beguiling wife, they realize everyone keeps secrets and solve a few of their own.
FICTION | Paperback | 217 Pages | 2018