Now, however, her father is dying, and so is Gen's marriage to wealthy financier Barry Stone. Cast adrift from the life she has built in New York City, hounded by the paparazzi, Gen breaks a lifelong vow and flies back to the South, deep in the bayou country of Southern Louisiana. Back into the fading power of the Old Man Deveraux, back to the unanswered questions, back to her past.
for Gen is her sister Lily and her beloved niece and nephew, her old
nanny, Della, her dying father, the old mystery, and Starnes Templar,
the teenage love she left behind when she ran away to the big city
and a new way of life. Now, Geneva must confront the riddles of her
youth, the questions of her own identity, and the yawning chasm that
is her future.