The bestselling author of Bringing Maggie Home delivers a gripping new novel filled with mysteries, family secrets, and the love of a true Father.
Sean Eagle and Meghan DeFord are newlyweds well acquainted with pain and loss. As cold-case detectives, they are well aware of the anguish family members face after the disappearance of a loved one. When a new case hits too close to home, it threatens their young marriage.
Sheila Menke was only a girl when her father left for work and never returned. An investigation revealed he had embezzled enough money to start a new life somewhere else, but Sheila could never accept the court's criminalization of her father. Meghan is reluctant to take the case, secretly fearing it could bring up feelings about her own biological father. Meanwhile, Sean investigates the mysterious death of two young brothers, while he longs to start a family. Meghan worries she may not be suited to be a good mother since she had a negligent mother and absentee father.
As they dig deeper into the past, both Meghan and Sean must choose to either stumble along the path of bitterness, or walk the difficult road toward forgiveness and healing. When the cases start to break wide open, these young women are poised to learn that while early fathers amy fail, there is one in heaven who is a perfect father to the fatherless.