Before We Were Yours is based on one of America’s most notorious scandals, when a director of a Memphis-based adoption organization kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country. Lisa Wingate’s riveting, wrenching, and ultimately uplifting tale reminds us how, even though the paths we take can lead to many places, the heart never forgets where we belong.
Eliza returns to her hometown in coastal Maine when her father injures himself in a boating accident. However, her homecoming is complicated by the reemergence of her first love and memories of their shared secret. The Captain’s Daughter is a compassionate novel about the life-changing choices we make and the consequences we face in their aftermath.
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