Personal redemption set against incredible odds, peppered with teen narcissism, secret pregnancies, and misguided burglaries; A true portrait of under-privileged, throwaway kids and mismanaged adult lives in today's America.



  • Engagingly cinematic writing..
  • Hickey has created a truly memorable story with distinct characters carved from everyday life where everyone has a secret.
  • A wonderful story, with timely revelations. I closed the book wanting to be part of it.
  • This book was a great find and such great character development. Wow! What a literal treat!
  • The characters come to life on every page. Grab it!
  • I could not put it down. The characters and storyline were great. An exciting new author.
  • I loved this book. This is a page turner!
  • This year's MUST READ novel!
  • Emotionally compelling. It strikes at the heart of the human experience. Highly recommended.
  • This was a couldn't put down book that was a thoroughly enjoyable read, it holds your attention from start to finish.
  • A literal treat.
  • This novel emotionally moves you to pay it forward in your own life! Share this great novel experience with any and all ages.