Fourteen year old Leo has found the most amazing present for his mum's birthday. Unfortunately, someone has decided that he will not live to see it ... As he dies, Leo finds himself facing a terrifying choice, one that will impact his life - or his death - forever.
But who wanted him dead in the first place?
And why is he being targeted by an evil force?
Even Geraldine - dead and loving every minute of it - has no clue as to what's happening. Leo's search for the truth takes him to the most astonishing places, and presents him with a challenge even greater than dying: to protect his family and his best friend from a terrible fate ...
But how do you do that if you can make no impression on the material world?