“A beautifully crafted, emotional portrait of a Cape Cod family whose teenage daughter may not be the only one out of options.”
—Helen Simonson, author of Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand
A novel of the Lake family of Cape Cod and the misplaced guilt and decidedly bad decisions that threaten to tear them apart, along with the love and the abiding desire to do the right thing that binds them together.
Vance Lake is broke, jobless, and recently dumped. He takes refuge at his twin brother Craig’s house on Cape Cod and unwittingly finds himself smack in the middle of a crisis that would test the bonds of even the most cohesive family, let alone the Lakes. Craig seethes, angry and mournful at equal turns. His exasperated wife, Gina, is on the brink of an affair…read more