A military man discovers what he's made of--on duty and at home--in this gripping and emotional novel that explores the boundaries between family, justice, and love from blockbuster bestselling author Lisa Scottoline
Dr. Mike Scanlon accepts the call of duty to serve as an Army doctor abroad he is acutely aware of the dangers he will face--and the hardships his being away will cause his wife, Chloe, and their newborn baby. But when Mike is away, it is Chloe who dies in the Scanlons' very own kitchen, a victim of an apparent household accident. Devastated, Mike returns home to bury her, only to discover that the life he left behind has fallen apart. His medical practice is in jeopardy, he is a stranger to his own daughter, and he discovers a shocking secret that sends him into a downward spiral. . . As layer upon layer of lies are revealed, Mike realizes that the most important battle of his life faces him on the home front--and soon he must put it all on the line to save what matters most. . .
"Scottoline spins a compelling drama that reads like the literary love child of Jodi Picoult and Nicholas Sparks." --Library Journal