Carol Schoenig-Author - Carol Schoenig
On the outskirts of a small town where nothing grows, a young girl, Ianthee, is being bullied and accused of being a witch.Caleb comes to her rescue and finds himself drawn to her. He kisses her but before they can acknowledge their feelings, Caleb and his family disappear. Believing that Ianthee has cast a spell turning Rye and his family into toads, the townspeople run Ianthee and her family out of town.Twenty years later both return to Hechatee. Ianthee returns to her grandmother’s home and discovers what’s in the forbidden room. Caleb returns to help the town of Treesboro build a bridge to Hechatee.The attraction from twenty years ago between Caleb and Ianthee is rekindled. Secrets are revealed, and the star-crossed lovers fall in love again only to learn that their lives are on a parallel path with a long ago legend.