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The First to Know

Abigail Johnson

Johnson’s (If I Fix You, 2016) latest is a heartfelt story about a daughter's plan to find her father's birth family. Unlike her Latina mom, who is blessed with a large Mexican family, Dana Fields' dad was raised in foster homes. She secretly has a DNA test done for her dad, hoping to find him some distant relatives for his birthday. But the report has a devastating effect on Dana and her family. Instead of a few third cousins, she discovers a half-brother, Brandon whose very existence means her parents' happy marriage is a lie. With her family crumbling around her, Dana must find a way to heal the breach—for everyone—before they're torn apart for good.