1962, Anchor Bend, Oregon.
The sea calls to Eleanor. Like the turn of the waves itbeckons her from the heart of the town she’s alwaysknown, from her husband Hob and their young daughter,Agnes, to the unfathomable depths of the ocean.
Agnes’s daughter Eleanor is six years old. She sharesher name with the grandmother she never knew andeverything else with her identical twin, Esmerelda. Butto Agnes, only Eleanor is a constant reminder of the past.
After a dark event leaves her family in tatters, Eleanor,now fourteen, is left caring for her alcoholic mother,whose grief has torn her apart. But when Eleanor’sreality begins to unravel, she starts to lose her grip ontime itself, slipping from the present into strange otherlands where she’s in danger of losing herself altogether.
Eleanor is the story of choices that ripple through timefar beyond the moment they’re made. And what happenswhen, just sometimes, bonds are so powerful they reachbeyond this world and into another…