Miranda Everlasting is a collection of three short stories: Fò Miranda, Envie, and Gris-Gris.
Fò Miranda (Timeframe: 1915-1950s)
She is going to be in the movies and fly aeroplanes. The LaLonde plantation survives the war to end all wars, the flu of 1918, and the great depression. The dreams of children are destroyed. Albee helps Miranda becomes famous.
Envie (Timeframe: 1950s-1990s)
Miranda became famous even though very few people know her name.
She is a troubadour.
Miranda plays the guitar and sings.
Miranda lives on in the music her brother Beau plays.
Gris-Gris (Timeframe: 1990s-2010s)
A Gris-Gris (gree-gree) is a talisman, an amulet, a voodoo charm, a spell, or magic used in warding off evil and bringing good luck to oneself or bestowing misfortune on another. Rand understands he must carry the burden of the LaLonde family legacy. Rand’s great aunt Miranda ensures the legacy continues.
Destinies are not set in stone. The price to modify your future might change everything.
Max only wants two things: leave the dying mill town and take Jamie with him.
Max finds the crystalline Orb at the bottom of a pond. He found his golden ticket out of town.
The Orb breaks Max’s heart. He vows to make sure the events he sees never come to pass.
How much pain can one boy endure to save the one he loves?
Would it be enough to protect her?
Will altering the future come at a cost too high for him to pay?