Joanne Simon Tailele

Is it nature or nurture that drives a teenage girl to open fire in a crowd at a 4th of July celebration? Told through the eyes of the mother, a TV news correspondent, Adele must find the answer, even as it takes her away from Mercedes where she lays in a coma from the police bullet that stopped the carnage. If Adele follows the leads, the price could be her seventeen-year-old marriage to same-sex partner, Jodi Warren. The quiet town of Concord Park want revenge and they blame Adele and Jodi's lifestyle as the cause of their daughter's actions. But are they innocent of all blame?