Secrets and Survival
Stella loves living with Great-aunt Louise in herbig old house on Cape Cod for many reasons, but mostly because Louise likes routines, somethingStella appreciates since her mom is kind of unreliable.So while Mom "e;finds herself,"e; Stella fantasizes thatsomeday shell come back to the Cape and settle down.The only obstacle to her plan? Angel, the foster kidLouise has taken in. Angel couldnt be less like hername--shes tough and prickly, and the girls hardlyspeak to each other.
But when tragedy strikes, Stella and Angel must relyon each other to survive, and they learn that they arestronger together than they could have imagined. Andthey discover the one thing they do have in common: dreams of finally belonging to a real family.