May knows she is different - she can see ghosts. She just didn't expect to meet one in her school library when she decided to skip class. At first she is totally freaked out, but then she learns this boy ghost needs her help. Gilbert doesn't know who he is or why he only appears when a book on Australian horses is opened. Despite the fact that May has tried to block out her psychic abilities, she decides to find out. After all, it's the only interesting thing that's happened to her since she moved to this beachside town from her beloved Melbourne. But, as she begins to search for Gilbert's identity, May discovers answers she never really expects. Two teens from two different eras - in finding Gilbert, May not only learns about his troubled past, but comes to terms with her own.