Charlotte Barnes believed her life was perfect until a betrayal forced her from everything she knew and loved. Devastated and trying to put the past behind her, Charlotte sought a new life in a new town. Now, five years later, her fiance has convinced her it's time to return home and face her past. But will the truth she learns and the people she reconnects with destroy her carefully crafted happiness? Hannah Downing has created an emotional roller coaster about lost love and the way one indiscretion can change the course of your life. Charlotte questions every decision she's ever made, but she may discover that when you lose everything, you can truly find yourself.
Hannah was born in the United States before moving to Australia when she was a child. Her love of reading developed when she was very young and her mother would sit and read with her at night, also passing down some of her own childhood books for Hannah to enjoy. Hannah currently spends her days working as a Social Worker in a Mental Health Service in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, and loves to travel, both domestically and internationally, as often as she can. Her dream is to see everything the world has to offer.