When Katherine Phillips, a well-known community leader with a failing marriage, accidently strikes a pedestrian who steps in front of her vehicle on a snowy day, she has no idea how her life will change. The unconscious victim, an unidentified homeless person, is taken to a hospital. It isn’t until police release a photo that Katherine realizes the person is someone from her past.
Growing up in a small town, Katherine and Myra Martin met in elementary school and were best friends until high school graduation. They lost contact as their lives moved on to college and careers. How far will a friend go to learn what happened in the intervening years? Katherine is determined to learn the truth—but what she discovers may upend not only Myra’s life but her own as well. As family secrets, fraud, and betrayal emerge, both women come to know the truth about the consequences of their choices.
In this novel, two childhood friends are reunited and soon find that secrets from the past entangle them and unknown connections between them complicate the present.