Lacey O'Neill, while trying to care for the rebellious daughter of her late best friend, finally learns the truth about her own mother's murder when a stranger arrives in the town of Kiss River, exposing the mysteries of the past.
Don Mills, Ont. : MIRA, 2004.
Subjects:Dysfunctional families -- North Carolina -- Fiction.
Family secrets -- Fiction.
Identity (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
Mothers and daughters -- North Carolina -- Fiction.
North Carolina -- Fiction.
Outer Banks (N.C.) -- Fiction.
Secrecy -- Psychological aspects -- Fiction.
Self-realization -- Fiction.