When Mariah White catches her husband with another woman, her life starts to fall apart. And when her daughter, Faith, begins to confide in an imaginary friend, her own brush with insanity starts to take on a darker meaning.
Then Faith appears to start perfoming miracles, and all at once the situation is spiralling beyong Mariah's control. Is Faith truly seeing God? Or is she just a troubled little girl seeking refuge from her parents divorce?
When it comes to matters of faith, it's hard to know who to believe...
There was a time when the world was sweeter...when the women in Beaufort, North Carolina, wore dresses, and the men donned hats...
Every April,when the wind smells of both the sea and lilacs, Landon Carter remembers 1958 his last year at Beaufort High, Landon had dated a girl or two, and even once sworn that he'd been in love. Certainly the last person he thought he'd fall for was Jamie, the shy, almost ethereal daughter of the town's Baptist minister...Jamie, who was destined to show him the depths of the human heart-and the joy and pain of living.
summer a group of strangers - each with their own reasons for wanting
to step out of their busy lives - meet at a rented beach house in sunny
Nantucket, owned by the mischievous and free-spirited Nan. There's
Daniel, who's causing heartbreak for his wife Bee; recently divorced
Daff, who feels she's lost touch with her daughter Jess; and Michael -
Nan's son - who is having an ill-advised fling with his boss.
so many lost souls gathered under one roof, very soon there are tears
and laughter, friendship and - for some - even love. Each one of them is
hoping for new beginning.