When results for her innovative wind power project show unprecedented productivity, windmill energy expert Sylvie Deroque hits the big time in the Los Angeles energy firm where she works. The next day her oilman colleague steals her client from her. Armed with facts, figures, and charm, Sylvie crashes a meeting between the two men to woo her client back. Inexplicably, just as she's on the verge of succeeding, she goes into a "e;strange state,"e; grabs a security guard's gun, and shoots her rival and a member of her erstwhile client's firm. To reclaim her life, Sylvie must not only beat the attempted murder charge, she must recover her memory of the long-forgotten events from her childhood in Occupied Paris that propelled her to violence. She begins this critical journey with daring and determination, then a threat to her identity estranges her from those she loves. What will it take to set her to rights? Does she have the courage she needs to realize her dreams?