From bright new voice in fiction Jessica Strawser comes this heart-breaking page-turner, which will make you question how well you really know the people you love the most.
Violet and Finn are 'meant to be'.
A happy couple seemingly brought together by the hand of fate, they have a gorgeous son, and are enjoying their first family holiday in Florida.
Until Violet returns to the hotel room to discover that her husband has left without a trace; and he's taken their child with him.
Caitlin and Finn have been best friends since the first day of college.
But friends don't ask you to hide their kidnapped son, threatening to reveal a secret which could destroy your family if you don't.
Told through the viewpoints of Violet, Caitlin and Finn, Almost Missed You is a powerful story of love, betrayal, and secrets that maybe shouldn't be kept. . .
Almost Missed You is a skillful, insightful debut: a deft exploration of the mysteries of marriage, the price we pay for our secrets, and just how easy it is to make the worst choices imaginable.
Jessica Strawser has expertly woven a tale of a marriage in crisis with elements of daring, danger, mystery, and secrets that will surprise and delight you.
Strawser's exploration of marriage, it's expectations, and motherhood are spot-on, making for an absorbing read. - Publishers Weekly
Almost Missed You is an emotional powerhouse of a novel.
A book worth losing sleep over - RT Book Reviews