A road trip reunites two broken sisters—and plunges them into the heart of danger.Author's debut novel Marion Hatley, was a finalist for a Nilsen Prize for a First Novel from Southeast Missouri State University Press. An excerpt from her second novel, In This Ground, was a shortlist finalist for a William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Award. Author was a senior editor at Bedford/St. Martin's. Advance reader comments really like the dynamic with the protagonist and her half-sister who is grievously ill.