Safe in My Arms
Silver Swans Nursery Academy is the place for Raisin Beach parents to enroll their kids. For an eye-watering fee the prospectus offers tuition standards that surpass almost every similar place in California. Moms Andrea, Lauren and Ronnie are keen for their children to do well there, yet none of them feel entirely welcome at the academy’s welcome breakfast. Do they really fit in with the over-achieving parents of the upscale community? Is there a subtle negative vibe aimed at them? After the first day each finds an anonymous note in their child’s backpack that confirms their impression and the finds trigger reflexive guilt, because each has something to hide…
… a delightfully twisting story of modern life, hidden crimes, and the fast friendships …
The three moms band together in the face of a common threat. Determined to confront the principal, Piper Jovan, on the matter they find her unconscious, the victim of a violent attack. Since the three were on the scene the police take an interest in Andrea, Lauren and Ronnie’s affairs, which begins to shed unwelcome light on their pasts. As the moms conduct their own investigation it’s not long before cracks appear in the academy’s perfect facade, and dark secrets emerge, some close to home. With everything at stake the three women need to work together to save what they love most—their children.
Safe in My Arms is a delightfully twisting story of modern life, hidden crimes, and the fast friendships that form under pressure. Sara Shepard captures the spirit of our age perfectly.