From the bestselling author of Thursdays in the Park comes a tense, emotional drama about what happens to a family when a secret is kept hidden, and a stranger is suddenly introduced into the dynamic.
Lizzie Delancey is happily married, in her early 50s, with three grown children. But Lizzie guards a secret. At age eighteen she had a baby boy and gave him up for adoption. She still thinks of him every day.
One day she receives a letter from Kent Social Services; her son Daniel wants to make contact. A part of her is overjoyed--she longs to meet him. But another part fears what this revelation will do to her family, none of whom know about her past.When Daniel is introduced to Lizzie's family, a few small tears in the family fabric suddenly gape wide, and the impact of is greater than she could have ever imagined.