POPPY is an inspirational novel that will fill your heart with wonder. It is an awe-inspiring story of a mystical child, an aging actress and the miracle of love. Once you meet Poppy, you will never forget her. From the day 9-year-old Poppy mysteriously appears in the hospital room of lonely, cantankerous Allegra Alexander, the aging movie-star's life begins to change. The old woman's spirit--crushed years ago by her husband's untimely death and her son's rejection--is reborn through the intercession of the mystical child, Poppy. Strengthened and guided by Poppy, Allegra learns to forgive and love again.