"I HELPED YOU.
NOW YOU HELP ME."
A hit-and-run driver leaves fourteen-year-old
Allison Blair to die on a winding mountain road, but a girl in a calico
dress flags down a passing motorist and leads her to Allison's crumpled
As Allison lies comatose in the hospital, she
hears the girl's voice in her head. Becky Lee Thompson pleads for help and
pulls Allison back in time to 1906 -- and into Becky's fourteen-year-old
body. But why? Is it to prevent Becky's tragic death or the death
of Joshua, the boy who loves her?
As Becky's spirit keeps Allison alive in the
present, Allison struggles to make sense of the layers of mystery,
blackmail, and mistaken identity that surround the deaths. The only thing
she knows for sure is that she must remain in the past -- through Becky's
will and Allison's own growing feelings for Joshua -- so that history will
But in the present, Allison's body is
undergoing brain surgery, and Becky does not know if she has the strength
to keep Allison alive. Can Allison save Becky and Joshua and return to her
own body before time runs out?