What happens when you look death in the face and everything you've believed about yourself is exploded like a sudden clap of thunder? Laura Young thought her problem was solved when she signed those adoption papers, but life rarely goes as planned. As she struggles toward her own recovery, she gets the chance to change her mind and keep her daughter. Strange dreams, a secret admirer, and unimaginable ugliness swirl around her family. With faith and sage words from her Gran, Laura struggles forward, but does she have the courage to face the smoke screens she's hidden behind all her life? Most importantly can she face the love she's alternately denying and fleeing? Laura's plight will sometimes make you cry, sometimes laugh, and frequently make you want to reach through the pages and just shake her. In the end, I believe you'll feel like one of the family.