Lacey's mother was shot twelve years ago. Her killer is about to be released on parole. Only Lacey's statement can keep him in jail. Lacey is facing the biggest decision of her life. Then her best friend dies in a car crash, leaving behind a grieving eleven-year-old daughter in need of a mother - a role Lacey's not sure she's ready for. Two lives rest on Lacey's choices. Two lives only she can save.