Lacey O’Neill grew up in a small community on the Outer Banks, trying to live up to the memory of her mother, who was murdered when Lacey was thirteen. Now in her mid-twenties, Lacey is suddenly thrust into a mother’s role, when she agrees to become the guardian of Mackenzie, the daughter of Lacey’s best friend who was killed tragically in a car accident. As the two struggle to overcome the tragedy and get to know each other, Lacey finds herself with feelings for both a local man who may be Mackenzie’s father, and the lawyer who has just arrived in town to work on a case. The novel is set in the fictional coastal town of Kiss River.
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