From beloved author Ruth P. Watson comes the latest historical novel following Carrie Parker and her family in 1920s Deep South.
Just as the mystery of the death of her stepfather, Herman Camm, is solved, Carrie Parker realizes that she must choose between her love for her husband and a man she adores.
With Simon, her husband, gone for months as he pursues his dream, Carrie is left alone to wait for his return while Adam begs her to forget about him. Although Carrie may know what he says is true, she can’t forget the happiness she had with Simon when they first met.
Making matters worse, Carrie struggles in her relationship with her son, Robert. He is a fine boy but the spitting image of his father. Whenever she looks into the eyes of her son, she sees her estranged husband and is reminded of how confusing her life has become. Caught between her son, her lover, and her husband, Carrie is forced to make some of the most difficult decisions of her life.