Riley refuses to call herself a battered woman - she doesn't fit the profile.
When her boyfriend Ben hits her, she doesn't know what to call it. She does know to pack her things and run to the one place that feels safe - home. Riley discovers she's pregnant and her emotions become tangled. She can't shake the fact that she's still in love with Ben...
A horrific accident then turns Riley's world even more upside down, forcing her to accept help from those around her. Before she can begin to heal, she must learn the difference between being independent and being alone.
A gripping emotional drama, perfect for fans of Anne Tyler and Anita Shreve.