A Father's Dying Wish. A Husband's Shocking Suicide. A Daughter's Inexplicable Silence.Laura Brandon's promise to her dying father was simple: to visit an elderly woman she'd never heard of before. A woman who remembers nothingexcept the distant past. Visiting Sarah Tolley seemed a small enough sacrifice to make.But Laura's promise results in another death. Her husband's. And after their five-year-old daughter, Emma, witnesses her father's suicide, Emma refuses to talk about itto talk at all.Frantic and guilt ridden, Laura contacts the only person who may be able to help. A man she's met only oncesix years before. A man who doesn't know he's Emma's real father.Guided only by a child's silence and an old woman's fading memories, the two unravel a tale of love and despair, of bravery and unspeakable evil. A tale that's shrouded in silence
and that unbelievably links them all.