It's 1975 and the recession is waning, but for the small town of Beulah, Illinois, life will never be the same. An industrial accident has claimed the lives of five workers, leaving their wives and children struggling, and the company is fighting to deny their wrongful death payout.
Hi, I'm Janet and you might be wondering why I care. I run a bar, right? But my sister, Thea, is one of those widows. She's struggling to raise two kids alone. I'm helping, along with my daughter Brandy and my boyfriend, Rick, but she's still in a tough place. And while her attitude is starting to get on my nerves, she's still my sister. I can't leave her to face all these troubles alone.
To make matters worse, the manager isn't done causing trouble. It may just be in everyone's best interest if we make an unscheduled road trip to another state, where we can build a new life. All we want is a fresh start, far from the terrible memories. If we can survive the journey.
NOTE: This romantic suspense novella contains sexy scenes and strong language.