Edwina makes a frightening and
inexplicable discovery. She can SEE inside of people in a unique, disturbing and
strange way. It seems to show the good, but why her? Is she insane? Turmoil in
her family, friendships, and with her new love escalate her ability and it now
plagues her. This curse OR BLESSING must be confronted. And fast! Where to turn,
what to do? First understanding, then acceptance.
is a supernatural tale of suspense
with romantic elements that makes for an exciting, fun, enlightening, and
emotionally faith building read.
Edwina Scott, a young, professional woman, is frightened by the sudden and
inexplicable discovery that she can see inside of people in a very special way.
This revelation is disturbing not only because it is strange, but also because
it seems to exist to show her the goodness in people. What does this mean, where
did it come from, and why her? As she searches for answers in an attempt to
learn what is happening to her, she also uncovers deeply rooted, unresolved
issues in her family that seem to revolve around religion, a subject that was
After a chance run-in with a stranger who is desperate enough to attempt
kidnapping, Edwina learns the other side of her gift. There is also a darkness
that she can see, and her first encounter of this is with a loved one. While
forced to grapple with this secret and another, she also has to deal with the
even more frightening recurrences of this strange ability, as well as the
question of whether it is a blessing or a curse, real or a sign of insanity.
Feeling quite alone, she finds herself confronted with various issues that bring
to the forefront faith in general and the many ways people express it during
difficult times in their lives. She is faced with the challenge of maintaining a
new and special romance, along with a relationship with her sister, who is
estranged from the family but has a special insight into holding them together;
a relationship with her father, once a God loving man who now does not allow
bibles in his home; and relationships with her fun-loving friends, some who
first introduce her to faith, and others who surprisingly enough already have
it. And all these while her deeply disturbing internal issues continue to plague
A Different Light starts out setting the tone for Edwina’s first experiences
with the light and then quickly ramps up to include the antics of her friends,
her whirlwind romance, and the events that lead up to the discovery of the true
source of her special ability and her ultimate acceptance of it.
Taylor Van Son
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Different Light, cover image