Can one secret decision have an impact on over 50 million women in the future? Dr. Annah Kentwell has led a successful public life as a cardiac surgeon at New York University Hospital, but privately she holds two secrets. If exposed, one will disrupt her career as a physician; the other will destroy her family legacy. Annah is willing to sacrifice the latter until her estranged mother dies and wills to her an old sewing basket. Hidden in the basket's lining are three journals dating back to Annah's family in 1798. The journals take Annah on a life-changing trek as she uncovers the truth about her own significance.
The Legacy is a heartwarming, life-affirming debut novel that asks the question many women who have had an abortion ask themselves: What if ...?