Izzy's eccentric, complicated mother committed suicide on her forty-first birthday. Now, on the night before Izzy herself is to turn forty-one, she struggles with the realization that she will be older than her mother ever was. And to make matters worse, her widowed father, unstable sister Ellie, and precocious niece have decided to accompany her to Colorado for what promises to be an emotionally charged weekend. As Izzy is flooded with memories from her past and wonders about her future, she must face a choice that could break her family apart.ABOUT THE AUTHORElisabeth Hyde is the author of The Abortionist's Daughter, Monoosook Valley, and Her Native Colors. Born and raised in New Hampshire, she briefly practiced law for the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., before leaving to write full time. She currently lives with her family in the Colorado foothills. Her website is www.elisabethhyde.com.