Displaced from her comfortable life in Texas, fourteen-year-old Cara Corrigan despises her new Denver home, desperately misses her friends, and can’t resist the resentment that now controls her life. When Cara’s father places a full-length antique mirror in her new bedroom, the unthinkable begins: a crackling sound, faint voices, and finally, a face. Is it real or just Cara’s imagination?
Britta is a fifteen-year-old girl in her own Anne Frank-like hiding place as she hides from the Gestapo in 1940s Germany. She faces abuse, forbidden love, and many confused emotions. A mirror has a hold on her that she cannot escape. Through many twists and turns, in a surprise ending we see the delicate thread that connects two girls across time.