Have you ever had a dream that came to life? How about losing the one you love and not being able to save them? What about a gift that you were cursed with? Well image having all three like Sicily "Sissy" Monroe.
"Some might say what I have is a gift. I say, I want to return it." Sissy declares.
Sicily "Sissy" Monroe has all the qualities of a perfect young lady. She is almost where she wants to be in life. But lying deep in the pupil of her eyes hold something that she cannot get rid of which interferes with her plans. She fights everyday with no one but herself. After having her first vision at age six of her sister's (Misty) disappearance and the dreams of failing to save her, Sissy wants no part in another person's fate. For years Sissy tried hard to avoid contact with people because she feared foreseeing their death. In keeping with this, she tries to stay away from her family. Little did Sissy know she could not run from her past, or her gift. She hopes someone will put her out of her misery, but she will soon discover that her visions and dreams were just a mere image of herself.
This book tells you the story about Sissy Monroe, who dreams since she was six years old about her sister that disappears, she remembers the police and the search very clear. Several years later when people touch her, she will get a vision about their dead and she find out the next day it really happened that way. She gets scared and leaves home to be far away from people she loves, so there will be no touching nor dead. She lives a quiet lonely life at college too, to afraid that people end up dead.
One day her mother calls and ask her to come home for her grandmother's birthday, she hasn't been home in four years and they all miss her, Sissy misses them too and before she can change her mind she orders the ticket. Once there she loves seeing her family and realizes how much she missed her mother, who surprises her with an boyfriend she had for years and not telling Sissy, Sissy runs away at that point.
Later she will accept Mark , then the party day comes and whole family comes over and then she feels a hand on her shoulder and gets a vision of her grandmother dying............. if you want to know how it goes from here, read the book!
The ending was surprising not something I expected at all, very interesting.