FROM USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR KATHRYN LE VEQUE - a beautiful contemporary story of good and evil, of a doomed love affair, and of the lengths a family will go to in order to find one of its own. IN THE DREAMING HOUR is all things bittersweet, tragic, and triumphant.
1933 Pea Ridge, Mississippi - A black man is murdered for the unspeakable crime of loving a white woman. Six months after his death, a mixed-race baby is born but the child vanishes. The proudest family in town is involved in these two incidents, but they are mysteries no one will speak of. To mention such things can only bring trouble, or worse....
Present Day - A lawyer and a sheriff uncover the mystery that the family hoped would stay buried forever. As they race against time to solve it, they come face to face with an interracial love story as beautiful and as enduring as time itself.