Sometimes in life an event so altering comes along and challenges who we really are and, in doing so unwittingly, unearths the person hidden inside. In the story "Through Madison's Eyes" an aging detective nearing retirement must dig deep to prove his own ability to solve a horrendous crime. A crime that would shock even the most seasoned crime investigator. With "Footprints in the Dark" a couple is torn apart by a parent's worst nightmare. They each have to overcome their own demons to find their way back to one another and recapture a love lost. And finally in the story of young "Donnie Blue" the reader discovers how the love between siblings rivals anything even transcending the grave.