When her parents die in a plane crash, seventeen year old Beth Harlow is catapulted from her boarding school in Beijing to Scituate, a coastal village south of Boston.
Beth is to stay with her peculiar Aunt Maggie, the lighthouse keeper and complete her final year of high school.
Plagued by dreams, Beth finds the veil between her vivid imagination and reality thins to reveal:
« A past shrouded in magic
« A present calling for a hero
« And a future she was never expecting!