From the author of So Near and Local Knowledge comes a ″powerful story that will get into the reader′s mind and remain long after the final pages″*
Brook Bostock has led a privileged life. The daughter of an extremely wealthy and prominent family, she married the man of her dreams and is raising two deeply loved children. But her happy home is shattered when a neighborhood teenager is assaulted during a night of drinking with the Bostocks’ son and his prep school friends.
The scandal receives national attention—not only because of Brook’s family name, but because of the lawsuit looming against Brook and her husband, Michael, that alleges they are responsible for what went on in their house. Suddenly the small Massachusetts town they call home seems to be turning against them, revealing the simmering jealousies and resentments that have been lurking under the surface all along. With their once-perfect family in danger of falling apart, Brook and Michael must find a way to get through this together—or risk losing everything they love…
“Addressing a complicated, painful topic with thoughtful consideration, this novel tells a powerful story about grudges, secrets and family loyalty. The characters are developed with depth and consideration.” — *RT Reviews FANTASTIC
Paperback | 336 pages | NAL Trade | 3/5/2013 | 0451239237 |978-0451239235
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