When Sam recruits Meg Clayton, his friend from 1850, he finds her missing her extended family and friends in Boston. Meg is quick to agree to Sam's request for help, not telling him how much she wishes she could fix something in her own life . and that she has her own plans for change.
In this fourth book in the Partners in Time series, Sam and Meg attempt to manipulate his family history . but it soon becomes apparent that repairing a fractured relationship is extremely complicated. Each time they make a change, it results in a present world that is nothing like Sam ever dreamed-or desired.
Will they ever be successful in fixing the past and mending the present? Or will Sam never be able to return home again?