"I wish there was something I could do," Cousin Verena said, her voice cracking. "But what?" Susie whispered, wiping her eyes. "The boy I've always loved thinks of me as his sister . . . and always has."
Shaped by tragedy and events beyond her control, Susie Mast remains unmarried despite her longtime affection for friend Obie Yoder.
Her concerns are unforunaltly multiplied due to her mother's declining health and her younger sister's urgent desire for answers about her adoption. Susie once again faces the possibility of tragic loss. Will long-held family secrets and missed opportunities dim Susie's hopes for the future? Or is what seems like the end only the beginning?