1910 Matthew's two-year-old twin brother, Mark, is accidentally scalded to death, forever altering the lives of the Masters family.
Husband/Father Martin leaves his traveling job and opens a business closer to home. Unbeknownst to the family, his new partners have ties to the KKK and the Chicago Mob.
Eldest Daughter Ruth makes a shocking discovery about her fiancé, turns away guests at the church on her wedding day and moves to Hollywood.
Youngest Son Edward suffers a near-fatal childhood illness that robs him of his sight but leads to a career as a piano prodigy.
Daughter Annie develops frightening paranormal powers that she worries could get out of control and be used for evil.
Surviving Twin Matthew races through dentistry school in Chicago with the aid of an uncle who harbors a sinister secret.
1932 Martin's Stoic Wife, Sarah, comes to terms with the tumultuous past as she prepares for another shock in the future. "What choice did she have but to go on?"
Growing up in the Michigan/Indiana area provided Probst inspiration for this novel. A Coming to Terms is woven around memories of the many bizarre stories he heard of that time and place.