Heloise lives in a suburb where she's just a mom, the youngish widow with a forgettable job who somehow never misses a soccer game or a school play. In the state capitol, she's the redheaded lobbyist with a good cause. But in discreet hotel rooms throughout the area, she's the woman of your dreams, if you can afford her hourly fee. Her secret life, a life she was forced to build after the legitimate world turned its back on her, is under siege. One county over, another so-called suburban madam has been found dead in her car. Or a suicide? And then she learns that her son's father might be released from prison, which is problematic because he doesn't know he has a son. The killer and former pimp also doesn't realize that he's serving a life sentence because Heloise betrayed him. With no formal education, no real family, and no friends, Heloise has to remake her life, again. Disappearing will be the easy part.