What wouldn’t a woman do for her daughter? Ready to start a new practice free from the stress and moral ambiguity of criminal law, Casey Cort accepts lucrative referrals from the Hudson Adoption Agency. But when she’s ready to finalize her first adoption, she learns the child’s origins are murky… After escaping a brutal home life, Alile Rubidari is denied asylum in Britain. To avoid being deported to Africa, she ventures into the shady world of illegal au pairs. But when she comes to care for little Charlotte Rose, small clues reveal the child may be her own. Without family, money, or legal status, Alile has no means to fight for her daughter… Ambitious surgeon, Fiona Rose gets a shock when her long term partner jilts her. Desperate to create a family, she goes on a journey to single motherhood. But when she learns her adopted daughter may be stolen, she must learn the true meaning of family before she has to account for her role in international child abduction. The two face off, but a judge can only choose one mother… In this continuation of the Casey Cort series, Aime Austin—a former trial lawyer in Cleveland—weaves a tale that blends the best of today’s top legal thrillers with the heart and soul of women’s fiction, in a story ripped from real-world headlines.