Single and searching for a soul mate, Nicky Schaeffer, a Portland, Oregon antique dealer becomes obsessed with paintings she finds at an estate sale. Believing she is possessed by the spirit of the painter, Kira Karimov, she decides to travel to the spirit’s homeland – Siberia.
While uncovering the mystery of the Kira’s life, Nicky’s experience in Siberia is nothing short of an adventure, especially when her tour guide Olga keeps trying to hook her up with Russian men. As Kira’s life unfolds in Nicky’s visions, she soon learns it’s not a spirit possession; it’s a past life awakening. She was Kira Karimov.
What’s a person to do when their past life invades their present? Nicky learns that in order to have the life she dreams in the present, she must overcome the pains of the past.
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Author Jennifer Ott tells the sensitive and engrossing story of Nicky Schaeffer, a young antique dealer who begins to have haunting dreams after she discovers the paintings of a reclusive Russian woman who fled from the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia to Oregon a century before. Nicky’s growing curiosity with the painter compels her to travel to her home in Siberia to seek answers to her own persistent questions and relief from the obsessive thoughts. While not understanding the Russian language, Nicky encounters a quirky tour guide, unusual food, suspicious Siberians, and Cossack riders during her quest to understand her entanglement with the painter’s spirit. Nicky eventually discovers that the life and love that she has been looking for are in her home town in Oregon. A compelling story with real and intriguing characterization.