With her father jailed and awaiting trial, artist Jessica Parks is finally free to visit her long-institutionalized motherif she can elude P.I. Sam Fields and overcome her fear that she shares her mother's problems. But Sam sticks, and though not certain she can trust him, Jessica asks him to help her with her scheme. What neither can anticipate is their attractionor the effect The Homecoming (4) of her mother will have on the rest of the Parks clan. Gina Wilkins brings her storytelling gifts to The Parks Empire series, adding luster to a story that might have been mediocre in less-skilled hands.