Can a true life story also include a slightly romantic science fiction thriller? Yes, if the life is that of Leanna Cinquanta. In Touch of the Man, a bizarre other-world experience weaves in and out between the unique adventures of a homeschooled daughter of nonconformist pioneer parents. A modern-day Little House on the Prairie, prepare to be delighted by Leanna’s conquesting “no fear” spirit of as she learns to fly a plane at age nine, captures a porcupine, rides a wild horse, traps hawks, and many other escapades.
But Leanna lived two lives. Each night when she lay down to sleep she entered a bizarre other world called the “Dream." There in the companionship of a lovely but mysterious man, she participated in a whirling adventure. Together they battled hideous enemies, rescuing wretched captives from dark dreadful places in deep space. A sense of mystery and wonder accompanied the Dream. Somehow, she knew…it had to be true.
But then something dreadful happened. The Dream became a nightmare. And then… the whole saga climaxed in a shocking turn-around that left Leanna completely mystified.
Time passed. Leanna forgot the Dream amidst her many other daytime exploits.
Then… one dreadful, wonderful, awesome night - the mystery was revealed. The Dream became a reality. Leanna’s life was changed forever.