Jane Eliot has been haunted by a gloomy dream all her life. While she is relaxed on an island in the brilliance of autumn, the dream grows bold, invading her consciousness when she is wide awake. She sees snippets of life through the eyes of 19th-century Elizabeth, a wealthy and beautiful mother of five drawn to teaching at a grim workhouse by its new master. Jane witnesses Elizabeths life unraveling and is tormented by what this means for her own life.
Unknowingly ensnared by spirits from the past, Jane must uncover and clear away the intrusion of unsettled spirits in order to chart a course for her life and find her path to spiritual freedom, clarity, and power. In the Waters of Time demonstrates the ongoing life of a soul. It is a metaphysical novel that includes a wellspring of gripping and luscious history, and portrays the drama of soul attraction and love across time.