A much-awaited second novel that asks- how well do we really know our parents? Daniel Whittaker has left some unusual instructions in his will- in order for his three children to collect their generous inheritance, they must hand-deliver letters addressed to strangers from their father?s past. Who are these people and what was their significance to Daniel? For his eldest son, Richard, there are hidden motives for his impatience to settle the will. His sister Evonne is still hurting from decades of her parents? disapproval. The youngest sibling, Kelly, believes she knew her father best.As Daniel?s children carry out his last wishes, each of them must confront their entrenched ideas about their father, and reconsider their own lives. What they discover is beyond anything they imagined.