Some bodies won't stay buried. Some stories need to be told.
When seventeen-year-old Rowan Chase finds a skeleton on her family's property, she has no idea that investigating the brutal century-old murder will lead to a summer of painful discoveries about the past, the present, and herself.
Nearly 100 years earlier, a single violent encounter propels seventeen-year-old Will Tillman into a racial firestorm, sparking a journey toward self-discovery where Will must confront his own inner demons as he struggles to do what's right the night Tulsa burns.
Through intricately woven alternating perspectives, Jennifer Latham's page-turner brings the Tulsa race riot of 1921 to blazing life and raises important questions about the complex state of US race relations-both yesterday and today.