From the back cover: Ten-year-old Amber Lee has been through a lot for someone so young. A survivor of neglect, abuse and instability, she is still reeling from the shocking death of her mother. She is haunted by flashbacks and a mysterious voice that torments her. Her only hope now is to move in with her Uncle Raymond, a psychologist from an exclusive neighborhood in a Philadelphia suburb. He takes her in as his own and provides the stable environment she has always needed. The long-awaited sequel to Amber (2007) sheds light on the difficulties that neglected and traumatized children face when trying to put their pasts behind them with the hope of leading normal lives.