By Diane Chamberlain
Dr. Olivia Simon is on responsibility within the emergency room of North Carolina's Outer Banks sanatorium whilst a gunshot sufferer is introduced in. halfway throughout the determined attempt to save lots of the younger woman's lifestyles, Olivia realizes who she is—Annie O'Neill. the lady Olivia's husband, Paul, is in love with.
When Annie dies at the working desk, she leaves at the back of 3 different sufferers. Alec O'Neill, who concept he had the best marriage. Paul, whose fixation on Annie is unshakable. And Olivia, who's eager to comprehend the lady who destroyed her marriage.
Now they're left with unanswered questions about who Annie really was once. And concerning the secrets and techniques she saved hidden so well.