Charley Webb is a beautiful single mother who writes a column for the local paper. She receives a request from a woman sentenced to death for the murders of her three children, asking Charley to write her biography so she can share the many truths that failed to surface at the trial. Charley begins her journey into the mind of this deeply troubled woman.
Four young mothers meet on a playground and become fast friends. Each deals with her own problems and obsessions: an abusive husband, a high powered career, infidelity, and sexual harassement. While the plot moves around these topics, the nature of family and friendship is explored. When Barbara is murdered, the other three seek justice.
After spending a year in prison, Ralph is determined to bring his ex-wife to his idea of justice. His next step is to find her house on Mad River Road. In Florida, Jamie Kellogg wonders if a thrilling virtual stranger might finally be her Prince Charming.
A successful lawyer and loving mother, Nina Bloom would do anything to protect the life she's built in New York--including lying to everyone, even her daughter, about her past. But when an innocent man is framed for murder, she knows that she can't let him pay for the real killer's crimes.
Happily married, successful business owner Casey Marshall is content in her life, until a car accident breaks nearly every bone in her body and leaves her in a coma. Lying in the hospital, she is unable to see or communicate. But she can hear and she discovers that her friends aren’t the people she thought and that the accident may not have been so accidental after all.