Rose Wilks' has had a hard life. Abandoned as a child and starved of love, Rose was shattered when her newborn son Joel is admitted into intensive care. On the other hand, Emma Hatcher had everthing Rose lacked - love, beauty and a healthy son. When tragedy struck Emma, Rose quickly became the only suspect and was arrested and placed in jail.Five years later, Rose is now nearing her freedom. Her probation officer, Cate, must discern whether Rose is remorseful and can be resettled into society. But the more she learns about Rose's story the less certain she is of anything she hears.This dark novel pulls at your heartstrings, and the twists and turns make the book truly hard to put down.