As the holidays approach and the days get shorter, Jane sinks deeper into grief and depression. On Christmas Eve help comes from an unexpected source, but Jane is left with the feeling that there is something she must do. Fighting off the last of her depression, Jane must figure out what her mission is and what it has to do with the man who has entered her life. More
A novel set in Chicago during the holidays, The Garden in the Mirror follows Jane, a low-level manager at a bank, as she tries to recover from depression and grief. At first she has no emotions, then her feelings are ungovernable. Her life at work also becomes complicated, as she is drawn into an investigation of a possible fraud.
Help arrives on Christmas Eve, as Jane finds herself on an adventure. These events leave Jane with a feeling that she has a mission. What is she supposed to do? And what does her sense of mission have to do with the man who has entered her life?