- 2015 INDIES Finalist
- Finalist, Historical (Adult Fiction)
At the age of ten, Annie Todd finds not only is her mother quite mad but that Annie has inherited an unusual legacy. The ghost of a young girl visits Annie in her new home deep in the mountains of Western North Carolina, where Annie's mother has hidden them away from the life they used to know. "Instead of wind, I heard my name being called. The whispery voice came from the woods." This book highlights women's struggles in Appalachia, from the Depression Era to the mid-sixties.