In the town of Solomon, NC, a local woman named Isabelle Pearl is said to possess an unspeakable power. When JoAnna Stedford visits the town to search for clues to her late husband’s troubled past, she finds out that Isabelle holds the key to her destiny, as well as a remedy for her grieving heart.
In a world where democracy has been declared no longer fit for purpose, a cohort of randomly selected British Republic citizens receive their call to serve in parliament. As the strangers gather to learn their tasks for the next three years, the Cabinet Support Team try to fit jobs to skills—but Queenie can’t do nuffin’. Naturally she becomes head of state. Together the new government muddles through, tackling unrest on the streets and a spot of global bioterrorism in addition to their own journeys of self-discovery.and a mysterious uncle that might be more dangerous than all the rest.