When wildlife photographer Abbey captures the protective bond between a gorilla and her newborn baby, she becomes determined to restore her relationship with her own mother. The anger she holds after her mother's affair has bled into Abbey's romantic relationships, stopping her from embracing love. Shortly after she returns to Austin, her mother is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness. The secret layers of her mother's life are peeled away, and an unsettling truth is revealed. Will this new revelation allow Abbey to forgive her mother and release the hurt and anger that has held her back from living her life?
5.0 out of 5 stars Insightful, rich and saucy
"An emotionally raw journey through self discovery, mother-daughter relationships, intimacy, and personal growth. The author takes the reader on a sensational ride in this insightful and at times salacious debut novel bringing her characters experiences to life. It's rich and it's saucy. The depths which the author is able to explore within her main character, Abbey, will keep you turning the pages late into the evening. From Abbey's work in Africa to her mother's bedside, Ms. Delaney's ability to bring the written page to life will linger long beyond the last page." —SensaMama
5.0 out of 5 stars Riveting!
"Hands down! This is one of the best stories about a mother-daughter relationship since the Joy Luck Club. You will not want to put this book down. Every chapter is gripping, making you feel an array of emotions. It's a story of love, pain and healing. The author cleverly tells each character's stories in such a way that helps you understand their actions. I'm looking forward to Tara Delaney's next book!" —Brandie Righetti
5.0 out of 5 stars Captivating must read
"Tara Delaney’s book has it all - romance, adventure, steamy sex and a strong, well developed female character! You will not be able to put it down until the very last page! Highly recommend!" —snowsand