By Mary Soderstrom
In a quick, panicked second, Rick error the kindness of an obvious stranger for a threatening act, and inadvertently commits homicide. He flees the scene, and attempts to maintain mystery from his relatives the unlucky occasion that has happened. Little does he recognize that not just has he killed an blameless guy, however the guy is the son of Annie, with whom Rick had an severe courting in his youth.
As Rick and Annie fight to come back to phrases with the tragedy, each one recollects the existence they as soon as led, and pines for a existence that by no means was once. This haunting and fascinating story is Mary Soderstrom at her masterful best.
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