A strange illness ravages the countryside while Dr. Anna Roberts struggles to recover from her own near-death experience.
She's falling in love with Jedediah, a three-thousand-year-old ghost, but his guarded alliance with a council of ancient spirits frightens her. Can Jed's allegiance be trusted?
Haunted by her dreams and driven by her calling, Anna is torn between the worlds of the living and the dead. Is she a healer or an executioner? Will Anna be able to protect those she loves from her nightmares when they come true?