Angie Picard has returned to her home in the hill country with a passion for teaching. But Angie has also come home as a young widow whose sorrow runs deep. Melissa Nealey moves to the hilltown after the death of her mother, and in the lonely girls face Angie recognizes a mirror image of her own haunting mask. Angie's attempt to intervene in Melissa's life draws her into conflict with the girl's father. But the key to their happiness lies with the secret hidden within Melissa's most precious gift from her mother, a lovely little music box.