Every adopted child has their own story of how they came to be with their forever families. In Carter's novel, he reflects on his own journey of finding his mother. The story starts with his mother handing him at birth to a bowling alley. She died not long after. While paperwork suggested a suicide, Carter knew there was more to her death. Investigation leads to new truths Carter couldn't imagine. Inspired by real life, this tale of shows the passion behind belonging, justice, and the bond between mother, son, and what family truly means.