Johanna’s life has had more than enough trauma—losing her mom in a car accident as a baby, her father going AWOL. At 16, life is now pretty typical, despite living with her strict grandparents who never talk about her mother.
Then Johanna’s father returns and shares more than just memories of her mother. There was no car accident—and the truth of what really happened is more shocking than Johanna could have imagined.
Now Johanna must sort through it all. But can anyone—her loyal best friends or her sweet new boyfriend—help her find a way to forgive the past?
In a searing, ultimately uplifting story, author Alex Richards explores the aftermath of gun violence, offering readers a nuanced look at an issue that has galvanized teens across the country.