Waking up and discovering the carnival has brought him back to 1930’s St. Paul, Minnesota, carnival healer, Carter, is thrust back into his worst nightmare. He had finally begun to move on with his life after the mob-killing of his wife, Genny, only to be yanked back in time to the place of her murder.The carnival has its reasons for bringing people back to the place of their heartache and pain. Finding out his wife was alive was just the beginning for Carter. It seems that Genny has problems of her own. She’s on the run, because in her attempt to escape, she killed an important member of the St. Paul Syndicate. After several unsuccessful attempts to find her, Carter is forced to turn to the man who shot her. Joseph is the syndicate’s right-hand man, and his personal stake in finding Genny could be the downfall of all of them.As Carter races against the week the carnival has given him to find his wife, he realizes he must also make a life and death decision for everyone involved. Will he choose to stay behind with the woman he loves, leaving the carnival vulnerable without him, or will he chose to ensure the safety of the carnival but leave the woman he loves behind?