My rating: 5 of 5 stars
Ever since her accident, Shannon Riedel has been rebuilding her life in hopes of coming to terms with her ordeal. The loss of her husband and six-month-old son is something she feels every day. In order to hold on to their memory, she talks to them each and every day. Yet it does nothing to replace the desolation she feels inside. Deep inside, she blames herself for their dying, even though part of her knows it’s not true.
When an armed man bursts into her office on the day of the two year anniversary marking the events that took her family away, Shannon finds herself wondering whether she knew her husband at all. The man claims Tyler owed him money as well as a disk and a diamond he says are his. Unable to accept that her husband may have been involved in sordid dealings, she tells him quite clearly that she doesn’t know what he’s talking about. This, unfortunately, angers him and fuels his urge for retribution. Unable to give him what she doesn’t have, she does the only thing she can, she runs. Read on »