Corruption connects the tales of two protagonists whose worlds are irreparably damaged. Ruthless octogenarian Vivian Lennox fights her deteriorating mind as she defends the catastrophic decisions she made decades earlier. Armed only with her curiosity, 10 year-old Elena Reid is dangerously unaware of who or what she is about to expose as she searches for answers to her father?s disappearance. It is the 1990s. An explosion at the local sawmill devastates a small town in British Columbia?s Southern Interior. Elena?s missing father soon becomes the prime suspect in the ensuing criminal investigation. In her efforts to find him, Elena digs into the layers of deceit that are tangled up in her town?s past and present. Her actions begin to threaten those who intend to keep the truth concealed. We meet Vivian in the present day. The town of Elena?s childhood is now a ghost town, and Vivian?s health has also declined. While she struggles with the onset of dementia, she is challenged by the arrival of a newcomer who is
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