An argument, an accident, a shattered windshield and immense pain, and then the world fades. Through the mist and rain, Abigail begins to hear unfamiliar voices and sees her own body on a gurney covered by a black tarp. Is she alive or is she dead? As memories float through her mind and she journeys through flashes of her old life, she is jolted into an understanding of her own character and of the love she bears her precious child Norah. Knowing her husband does not understand the needs of the child, she fears that if she is dead, he will neglect shy little Norah. She tries to reach out to him. As Abby is transported by people she meets in the fantasy of her otherworld experiences and memories, she changes and tries to help her child and husband, though she feels powerless. This novel reveals the depth of love and its power to reach out through grief, misunderstanding and loss and emerge triumphant.