Soon after August leaps off a cliff into the ocean during her high school graduation party, her boyfriend, Clay, is sentenced to ten years in prison for her murder. When a young woman shows up in town claiming to be August, it sets in motion a cascading series of events that forces the small dairy town to question to what lengths it will go to ensure that a long-buried secret doesn’t suddenly resurface. Ultimately, it’s August’s story: Can love blossom in turmoil, can tragedy turn to triumph, and will a door open for true miracles?
After her mother died, Tara Jackson-Smith lost her way. She struggled with her exam revision and made some bad choices.