Jeremy Crawford, husband of bestselling author Verity Crawford, has hired Lowen Ashleigh, struggling writer, to complete the remaining books in a successful series his injured wife is unable to finish. When Lowen arrives at the Crawford home, she discovers an unfinished autobiography Verity never intended for anyone to read. Page after page of bone-chilling admissions, including Verity's recollection of the night her family was forever altered. As Lowen's feelings for Jeremy begin to intensify, she recognizes all the ways she could benefit if Jeremy were to read his wife's words. After all, a truth this horrifying would make it impossible for him to continue loving Verity.