Kate Austin gives new beginnings a wondrous spinin a novel that resonates deep within every woman who longs for some midsummer magic in her life. Francesca Bond has been surviving her life much more than she has ever really been living it. Late one summer night, things take a terrifying spin and she finds herself running in a blind panic through darkness and fog — straight into the welcoming lights of a new world. Is she dreaming? The colors, the smells, the kindness of new friends Joshua and Martashe doesn't know how far she's run, but she is definitely far from the reality of her own bleak existence. Can she go home? Does she really want to? The answers, Francesca discovers, are wrapped in the secrets of a destiny as powerful as her sweetest wishes.