Turmoil…against the trials of good and evil, ingrained beliefs verses realty. Emily has lived under the church umbrella. She lives the intoxicating life of the pure innocence of the preacher's daughter. She lives each day in the new green of Spring, in the vibrant colors of the trees in the fall and in the Sun coming through the window in the midst of the rain. The newness that a child can be blessed with, fades as the reality of puberty comes upon them and they are forced to find they're different. The beauty that is seen in everyone is no longer the case. The days that have been golden are fast tarnishing with the daily turbulence at the school. Treadwell, a small town school suffers the consequences of development. Obscure from the media, this middle school is soon plagued with national coverage due to it's questionable accidents resulting in one student's coma and an apparent suicide. Is it bullying or a unfortunate set of circumstances?
The town people wonder how this could happen in a small town. Parents find that no one is really safe, everyone has an agenda and all wonder "what if?" as the town falls apart brick by brick.
When loneliness and doubt stifles Emily, the heavens send a messenger to watch over her and deliver the answers that she cries for.
This novel brings out the best, the questionable, and the very worst in humanity.
What do you do when your foundation crumbles and you wonder what is real?