Two lives. Two stories. One fateful afternoon the family secrets are uncovered from the hidden depths of the past.
Maggie ~ 1966: “I never thought my life would fall apart in the way it did. Nineteen, alone, and with a baby on my hip, I fled from all I knew–the city I lived in, my friends, my parents, and my thoughts of him. It was the only thing I could do.
And that’s when I found Shadow Brook, a tiny town in Maine with a beautiful inn and a place where I could forget about my past, locking the memories away and the secrets that could shatter my daughters’ world. Secrets, I left in the attic where they belong, hidden far away from her.”
Rachel ~ 1996: “I never wanted my mother’s life or her run-down inn in nowhere Maine. I wanted my life in New York. The one with my handsome husband, fantastic career, and the bustle of city life. Isn’t that when life likes to throw you to the wolves?
After finding my husband in bed with another woman and my mother passed away, I found myself the new owner of the inn and back in Shadow Brook, and face to face with old my high school boyfriend, Luke. At least I can distract myself with the renovations, and I can finally clear out all of my mother’s things. Including an old box of journals and letters found in the attic corner.”