An act of self-sacrifice transforms Kara O'Keefe's simple life into one both magical and menacing. Overwhelmed by the expenses of her father's cancer treatments, Kara finds herself forced to give up Quicksilver, her cherished violin.
At Yesterday's Dreams, a pawnshop tucked away on a quiet New York back street, she discovers her true destiny and danger begins to stalk her. Pursued by malevolent forces she does not understand, Kara O'Keefe must place her trust in a dead man she loved but never truly knew and the living myth that would teach her what it is to be other.
Has she inherited the tenacious strength of her Celtic ancestors, or will she fall beneath the onslaught of uncompromising fate?