Owens’ work is suffused with sorrow and hope, disaster and salvation to life – guaranteed to keep you guessing how it will end.
The novel’s central character, Liz, a 29-year-old mother of two and wife, is in the prime of her life. But when her car is hit head-on by a truck, her family is left to believe that she’s dead. What her family doesn’t know is that Liz awoke a few hours after the accident in the body of an 11-year-old girl. Kate is now the survivor of the first-ever brain transplant. Shocked by the reality of her new life, Liz struggles to make sense of her new life as Kate, who still remembers Liz.
Dixie Owens and her husband have a blended family of seven children, 15 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.