"I'm not your mother." These five words propel Clair Silvero to action. She is taking on a mission, a mission to find her birth parents.
But as the determined young school teacher leaves the security of her adoptive family to examine clues left in a small town in upstate New York, mysterious events follow her.
Who is the surly Harlow Fleming, and why is he stalking her? What fear makes the gardener Robert Grayson so intent on keeping Clair away from her birth mother? And what past tragedy is Jack Thomas trying to protect her from?