Grappling with her daughterâ€™s fatal accident, Joanna finds solace in the conviction thatÂ her daughter lives on in the body of another child. But how will this affect her alreadyÂ crumbling marriage, her career, and her relationship with her father? Nancyâ€™s decision toÂ lose a kidney in order to save her husbandâ€™s life jeopardizes her last chance forÂ motherhood. All that Barbara possesses and identifies with including companionship withÂ a ghostâ€”vanishes overnight. Angie takes a drastic measure to lose weight in order toÂ regain her confidence and self esteem. Rosemary, a renowned â€œagony aunt,â€ falls apartÂ when her husband leaves her, only to find comfort in the strangest of strangers.
Love and the supernatural drive these stories about the intertwining lives of five femaleÂ cousins, who learn that lossâ€”from misplacing keys to confronting deathâ€”is a constantÂ force to be reckoned with.