In her absence, she leaves her teenage son alone with his damaged past and a legacy of secrets. Keith weston nearly lost his life in an act of arson. He survived—but with devastating physical and emotional scars. Isolated and angry, his hatred has one tight focus: his half sister, Maggie Lockwood. Nineteen-year-old maggie Lockwood spent a year in prison for the acts that led up to the fire.
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