How hard is it to keep a secret?
When Miles Ryan loses his wife in a hit-and-run accident, grief brings his life to a stand-still. As a deputy sheriff in the North Carolina town of New Bern, he longs to bring the unknown driver to justice.
Then Miles meets Sarah Andrew. After a difficult divorce, Sarah is hoping to start again - but she knows it won’t be easy. Tentatively at first, then with an urgency that surprises them both, Sarah and Miles reach out to each other.
What neither can guess is how closely linked they are to a shocking secret: one that will uncover long-buried truths and force them to question everything they believe in.