Noa P. Singlton is only weeks away from death. Ten years earlier, she was convicted of murder in the first degree and sentenced to death. While awaiting her execution date, Noa gets an unexpected visitor, attorney Marlene Dixon, the mother of the woman Noa is convicted of killing. It seems that Marlene has changed her position on the death penalty. She promise Noa that she will use her considerable power to have her sentence commuted to life IF Noa tells her why she killed her daughter.
Written in stark, elegant prose, this is a story that will grab readers by the throat and not let go until the last page