From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Orphan Train comes a novel about buried secrets and the redemptive power of forgiveness
Cassie Simon is a struggling artist living in New York City. When she receives a call from a magistrate telling her she has inherited sixty acres of land in Sweetwater, Tennessee, from her grandfather, whom she never knew, she takes it as a sign: it''s time for a change. She moves to the small Southern town where her mother, Ellen, grew up-and where she died tragically when Cassie was three.
From the moment she arrives in Sweetwater, Cassie is overwhelmed by the indelible mark her mother''s memory left behind. As she delves into the thicket of mystery that surrounds her mother''s death, Cassie begins to discover the desperate measures of which the human heart is capable.