Because her parents were so devoted to each other, Vanessa Bradley always felt alone. When her father unexpectedly dies, she temporarily moves back home, hoping to build a stronger relationship with her mother.

Since her husbands death, Jackie has been determined to find a way to communicate with her beloved. When she hears about a new aboriginal art exhibit coming to town, she is fascinated. Their concept of dreamtime offers Jackie hope of contacting her husband.

Xavier Johnson has a lot riding on the Australian aboriginal art exhibition and hes also very attracted to Vanessa; unfortunately, they keep getting their communication and emotional signals crossed.

When Jackie mysteriously disappears on a trip to Australia, Vanessa desperately makes arrangements to try and find her. Can Xavier and Vanessa find Jackie as well as start to explore their true emotions?

As always, the lyrical warmth of author Eboni Snoes style delivers a powerful and entrancing tale. (Jul., 384 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Jill M. Smith