In the middle of her life, Matilda happens upon an old friend and is thrust into a new realization that turns her world upside down. A weave of stories draws the reader in through a roller coaster of emotions, of love and loss, want and desire, as Matilda reaches into her past and struggles to figure out just exactly what happened so long ago. Haunted by secrets and tormented by lust and betrayal, she finds herself torn between entrenched moral codes and unbridled passion. Provocative and poignant. A compact novel that will linger in your thoughts long after you have finished reading it. About the title TLATOMJ: tee -LAH’-tom-jay: acronym for title. A secret, for secrets.