Winner of the Edgar Award: A search to find her parents becomes a quest that shakes Jamie Bridger's identity to its core
Raised by her grandparents, fourteen-year-old Jamie Bridger has never known who her parents are. When she presses for details, her grandmother protests that she doesn't remember things that happened years ago, and her grandfather reacts by flying into a rage. But who could forget the birth of their only grandchild? And how could a mother give up her baby for good? Shouldn't Jamie's parents have tried to get in contact with her?
Jamie is determined to find answers, and she'll go to any lengths to get them, even if it means traveling all the way to New York to find a man who shares her namea man she believes to be her father. But as she starts to put together the pieces of her past, Jamie learns that the truth is more shocking than anything she could have anticipated.