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A book for anyone who has ever wondered what it all means.

Sculptor Amy Freeman fears the worst when her 14-year-old son Zach disappears one morning. In the same California town, science teacher Robert Candine suddenly finds God. His revelation sets him on a collision course with a troubled student, the legal system, and eventually with Amy. Can he find peace in time to stop himself from a reckless act that will change his life forever?

Dance of Souls weaves together the stories of a few lost souls, each seeking meaning in their own way. If you like books that make you think about what drives our life choices, you’ll savor Kalman’s dive into her characters’ imperfections, stumbles, and occasional encounters with grace.

A beautifully written book… culminating in a page-turning climax.

—Carrie Rubin, author of The Seneca Scourge

Kalman is a mature and accomplished writer, who knows how to dig deep and get into the psyches of the most bizarre characters.

—Elise Frances Miller, author of A Time to Cast Away Stones

A terrific work of literary fiction… the ending was completely satisfying.

—Kourtney Heintz, author of The Six Train to Wisconsin

Delivers a punch at the end… skillfully pulling together the threads of a mystery that has haunted Amy, Zach and the book’s other inhabitants.

—Max Tomlinson, author of Sendero, Who Sings to the Dead, and Lethal Dispatch