Charlotte Graham is at the center of the most famous kidnapping in Chicago history.
The FBI and local cops found her two abductors, killed them, and rescued her, but it took four long years. The fact that she was found just three miles from her home, had been there the entire time, haunts them. She’s since changed her identity, found a profession she loves, and rebuilt her life.
She’s never said a word—to the cops, to her doctors, to her family—about those four years.
A family legacy has brought her back to Chicago, where a reporter is writing a book about the kidnapping. Her options are limited: either hope the reporter doesn’t uncover the full truth, or break her silence about what happened. And her silence is what has protected her family for years.
Bryce Bishop doesn’t know Charlotte’s past; he only knows she has coins to sell from her grandfather’s estate—and that the FBI director in Chicago made the introduction. The more he gets to know Charlotte, the more interested he becomes, an interest encouraged by those closest to her. But she’s decided she is single for life, she struggles with her faith, and she’s willing to forgo a huge inheritance to keep her privacy. She’s not giving him much of an opening to work with.
Charlotte wants to trust him. She needs to tell him what happened. Because a crime the cops thought was solved has only opened another chapter….