LAURIE S. PITTMAN is a forensic psychologist who performs psychological as well as custody evaluations for courts in Cumberland, York, and Dauphin Counties in Pennsylvania. She also serves as a co-parenting and a reunification therapist, and has provided cognitive-behavioral therapies since 1990 for children, adolescents, adults and families. She resides with her family in rural East Berlin, Pennsylvania.

It’s not enough that Haylee struggles with Autism Spectrum Disorder and trying to measure up to her beautiful sister Michaela, but now her parents are getting divorced – and she’s pretty sure it’s her fault. When mom moves them across five states to Salem, Massachusetts, Haylee takes refuge in hiking and her art, but will the solace of a hidden cave near the shore become her ultimate haven… or her final resting place?