The last thing Miranda ever expected was to see her brother’s ghost at the fallen Twin Towers. Their parents’ deaths separated Miranda from her brother when they were kids. A stranger at Ground Zero insists Jake brought them together and it’s no coincidence that of thousands mourning at Ground Zero, it’s his best friend she bumps into. Some best friend. The man is more like a moocher. The cheapskate never has money, just a blood-stained wallet he broods over. Miranda has no choice but to hang out with the weirdo, Michaels, in order to unravel her brother’s past.
As Miranda spends time with her brother’s best friend, she begins to wonder who he really is. Against her better judgment, she becomes emotionally entangled with Michaels, a bitter alcoholic who has a secret linked to her brother and that blood-stained wallet.