Annie Warren never talked much about her oldest son, Brad. Years of failures and bad choices created heartbreaking separation between mother and son. But one dramatic night, a terrible tragedy reveals things about her grown boy that Annie never suspected. He was a good friend, an honest worker and a hero. Most of all, Annie learns that Brad has an 8-year-old daughter, Savanah. Meanwhile, in New York City, Fran Ito is a single mother who lives on the streets, lost in a nightmare of drugs and illegal activity. She has no idea what to do with her daughter, Savanah, until she gets word of a financial settlement--one that might belong to her little girl. Spinning a web of deceit and desperation, Fran connives to get the money--one way or another.
A story of family secrets, broken relationships, and a love strong enough to span the miles and the years of loss - THIS SIDE OF HEAVEN.