In First, There Is a River, Emma Perkins’ abusive husband sends her children away. Seeking refuge aboard Spirit of the River, she forms a deep bond with the reclusive engineer, Gage, who understands heartache. Jared Perkins makes a journey of his own. Determined to bring his wife home and teach her the lesson of her life, Jared secretly follows the Spirit. His rage burns cold as he plans his revenge for everyone on board. Against the immense power of the river, the journey of the Spirit will change the course of their lives forever. In Jasper Mountain, Two lost souls struggle to find their way in the unforgiving West of 1873. Milena Shabanov, a Romani blessed with the sight,” flees from a home she loves and finds herself lost and alone in a brutal American mining town little use for women. Jack Buchanan, a worker at the Jasper Mining Company, has lost his faith, hope, and heart to the tragedy of a fire. Surrounded by inhumane working conditions at the mine, senseless death, and overwhelming greed, miners begin disappearing. Searching for answers to the workers’ disappearances, Milena can’t trust anyone, especially not Jack Buchanan, a man haunted by the tragedy in his own past. Theater of Illusion revisits the Spirit of the River, the home and workplace of Emma’s children, Sarah and Tobias Perkins. Sarah yearns to pilot the riverboat but must compete with her childhood rival, Jeremy Smith, for the traditionally male position. When a traveling theater extravaganza boards to entertain, one by one passengers and crew fall victim to a mysterious and deadly illness. Plagued by the voice of his murderous father, Tobias fears his father’s spirit has possessed him. Will Sarah bring the Spirit of the River and the surviving passengers home, or is all hope of escape an illusion?