Lena has managed to carve out an almost idyllic life for herself in the small seaside town of Monterey until the unexpected and illogically explained death of her best friend pulls her out of the life she has painstakingly built and thrusts her into a topsy-turvy world of characters and situations that teaches her more about human nature than she could imagine or expected.
All Morgan wanted was to find a roof over her head with her oversized canine companion. She found it--having to live under the watchful eyes of a crazy woman while a wave of unexpected life lesson ensued. Some of what Morgan witnessed for the first time in her young life shook her innocence. Morgan lived a year she will never forget.
Rancho Alviso thrived for over one hundred years with no intention of ever dying. Generations proudly called Rancho Alviso home. But after Roberto passed away, Rancho Alviso began to slowly die in his wake. This would be the last generation for Rancho Alviso: it was a life in the past...until an escaped convict and his dimwitted partner decided to make an unscheduled visit.
Lekita finally made the long-awaited trip to visit her hometown only to discover that so much of what she held close to her heart had been revamped to an unrecognizable degree. She walked the hallowed ground of her past amid a foreign landscape only to be haunted by all that was missing. The spirits from Lekita's past guided her through and out of the places she once called home.