10 sound discs (11 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Narrated by Carol Monda.
Irene and Nate embark on a new life in Oregon with their two children, Bliss and Shep. But shortly after their move the family is devastated when Shep is gunned down by an intruder in their home. Irene struggles through the aftermath, awaiting the murderer's execution--but as time passes, she draws closer to a desperate and surprising act.