Based on the true story of a teenage girl who must forge her own life once the secrets of her parents are revealed.
One shot fired deep in the pine forests of her youth was all it took to change Hattie's life forever. At the age of fourteen, Hattie learns that her mother, Addie, is dead, and her father, Hubbard, stands accused of Addie's murder, along with countless other shocking betrayals. Overnight, Hattie becomes mother to her three siblings while still very much a child herself. The life she had dreamt of now seems impossible to achieve.
How will Hattie break away from the father who prevents her from living the life she desperately wants?
Will her heart ever be able to heal in the height of The Great Depression?