Theo is a musician who has been trying to break into the big time for years, living with his girlfriend who is pregnant. When she loses the baby, his girlfriend and then his mother his life is thrown into chaos. Then he finds his uncle's diary which suggests that there's another world beside our our, a world of faerie. It's not a bad book but it's also a story that could have been shortened without any real loss of plot or story. It's quite an interesting story of another world and uses the stories of Faerie quite well.