I sense something behind me, and when I turn around I see a bright golden light out in the distance. It is warm and inviting. I know what this means, and I don’t want it. I get up and begin walking away from it, but I am weary and don’t want to fight it. It quietly calls for me like it’s inside my head. It pulls at me like gravity, so I turn and walk toward the light.
It’s been almost a year since Nick Amante departed, leaving Sophie with many unanswered questions as she attempts to move on.
Sophie has now completed her first year of college and as she drives away from the Stanford campus, Sophie thinks about her life and wonders what direction it will take. Like the previous year, she will be spending her summer in Sonoma with her father. On the first day Sophie and her father arrive, an unfortunate fall propels Sophie into another haunting experience.
Something unusual happens to Sophie during the time she remains unconscious from the accident. While Sophie recovers, she believes her dreams and flashbacks relate to her fall. As she struggles to remember and put the fragmented pieces together, Sophie remains determined to discover the truth and in doing so, she creates her fate and her future.
C.S. Minsky is a former award-winning California high school teacher and mentor for at-risk students. She loved teaching teens, but decided to pursue her passion for writing. She is bilingual and has traveled throughout Europe. She supports sustainable and organic farming, enjoys cooking, hiking, bicycling and is a lover of dogs. Her favorite reads are both adult and young adult fiction and at times, non- fiction. csminsky.com