This incredibly nuanced, beautifully written novel treats moral dilemma with the riveting, character-driven& plot& of a Jane Hamilton or a Jodi Picoult. This novel looks at one incident and how it changes everything for Leigh, the mother of a pretty, popular high school senior, and their entire family. It?'s a novel about mothers, daughters, sisters, and female friends, and the ripple effect that an accident has upon all of these people. Like so many great novels, it makes readers ask the question, ?What would I do if this happened to me?Moriarty, Laura is the author of 'Rest of Her Life', published 2008 under ISBN 9781401309435 and ISBN 1401309437.