A YOUNG MAN WITH A DARK SECRET MUST CHOOSE BETWEEN HIS FAMILY AND THE GIRL HE LOVES. For six years Bret Killeen is trapped by the wishes of his dead father, blackmailed by his brother, and rejected by his uncle. Meanwhile, he watches his mother descend into the depths of poverty. As Bret wrestles with guilt over the death of his father, he is helped by Nicole, a young cello player with big dreams. She…"Beyond the Precipice by Eva A. Blaskovic"