“He looked at me in a way that I’d never been looked at before…”
Twelve-year-old Riley Bloom, ace Soul Catcher and helper of the dead, is facing her toughest challenge yet. She must travel to Ancient Rome and persuade a dead gladiator, Theocoles, to accept his fate and move on into the great hereafter. Then Riley meets the charming Messalina, and is given a dramatic makeover that transforms her into the beautiful teenager she always dreamed of being. Finally, Riley experiences her first kiss. But in a world this enchanting, will she ever want to leave?