One explosion. Three women. Countless secrets. From bestselling author Catherine McKenzie comes a suspenseful, unsettling novel about what lurks in the wake of tragedy.
Everybody hides. Everybody lies.
On October 10th, three women's lives are forever altered by a terrible accident.
Cecily was supposed to be in the building that exploded in Chicago and killed her husband. A photo taken of her as she watched the horrifying scene quickly brings her unwanted media attention as the "poster child" of the haunting event. Cecily has secrets she's desperately trying to hide but cannot find a way to divert the media's attention from her and her family.
Franny lost her birth mother—Cecily's best friend—in the destruction shortly after the two met. A year later, she and Cecily team up to help families obtain financial compensation for their loss, but their budding friendship is derailed when it starts to become clear Franny's...