In 1951, a young girl collapses in an unfamiliar house in rural Illinois. No one knows where she came from or how she ended up on war widow Thea Greyson’s front porch that stormy night. Thirty years later, with no memory of her first ten years, Beatrice Greyson is devastated by the death of the woman who took her in. But her grief turns to betrayal when she finds the letter from her birth mother that Thea claimed was lost.
Leaving everything behind to search for her birth parents, Beatrice follows the railroad tracks across the Midwest. She could never have imagined the fate suffered by her parents, but there are darker family secrets. Uncovering them will force her to confront a violent murderer. And maybe miss out on the love of her life.