The Summer Land: An Historical Drama from a Supernatural Time
by Sue Perry
1891. A runaway boy happens upon a young girl, all on her own with mysterious powers. She needs to learn to live safely around people and he needs to hide from his past. He brings her to Summerland, CA, a brand new town, a spiritualist colony attracting many kinds of seekers, including psychic investigators, oil speculators, the recently deceased, and these two stray children in need of a family.