Characters
Mia Warren (Female) , Artist , Enigmatic , Single mother , Moves into a quiet suburban town with her teenage daughter; rents a house from Elena
Elena Richardson (Female) , Lives in a suburb where everything is planned; plays by the rules; Mia's landlady; family friends attempt to adopt a Chinese-American baby and get involved in a custody battle; becomes suspicious of Mia
Genre
Fiction
Domestic
Topics
Neighbors
Motherhood
Adoption
Female friendship
Secrets
Mothers and daughters
Suburban life
Single mothers
Custody battle
Identity
Asian Americans
Setting
Cleveland, Ohio - Midwest (U.S.)
Time Period
2000s -- 21st century