Riley and Jody Gammons find themselves in a marriage of broken promises and charred love. They live as satellites orbiting a life of meaningless chatter and empty gestures. Personal need and outside influences push them further apart, until an unspeakable tragedy forces them back together.
Family Ties is a gripping, emotionally layered novel of family drama exploring the seductive and damaging nature of loyalty, love and deception— each rears its ugly side as a child clings to life. One bad decision leads to another as Jody and Riley fight to save their family, and themselves. Who did what, and why? Everyone has secrets and reasons for wrong-doing, but who’s willing to pay its price?