Thrust into prep schools and debutante balls on the Upper East Side, Lexie is ever the outsider. Finally she escapes from Dartmouth to Denmark on exchange, ready to lose herself in the castles and nightclubs of Europe.
Ten days into her journey, Lexie's world comes comes crashing down with the twin towers. Will she give up everything her family stands for when her only brother is trapped inside? More
Thrust into prep schools, debutante balls, and ivy league colleges, Lexie feels like an outsider to the Upper East Side. She stares at skyborne planes wishing she was anywhere but here. She gets her wish when she goes on exchange to the University of Copenhagen where no one has ever heard of her family.
Ten days into her journey, Lexie's world comes comes crashing down with the twin towers. Will she give up everything her family stands for when her only brother is trapped inside?
Ethan battles the demons of being one of the few survivors of the terrorist attacks. After graduating from Harvard he works for his father's commodities trading house. He narrates the story following the plane crashes and his stints in rehabilitation for drug addiction and trauma.
The utmost UES insider, heir apparent to his dad's throne, Ethan is turned out on the street by his own father as Lexie meanders her way back in. As it did for many New Yorkers, 9/11 re-positions both siblings on tracks leading to destinies neither ever imagined.