A darkly compelling novel about a young woman who must defend herself against her abusive father. In the character of Meredith, Laura Wiess has created a girl to walk alongside Harper Lee s Scout and J.D. Salinger s Phoebe. Read this novel, and you will be changed forever (“New York Times” bestselling author Luanne Rice).
They promised Meredith nine years of safety, but only gave her three.
Her father was supposed to be locked up until Meredith turned eighteen. She thought she had time to grow up, get out, and start a new life. But Meredith is only fifteen, and today her father is coming home from prison.
Today her time has run out.”