New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry has said that, "Emily Sue Harvey has a sure touch and strong voice. She''s a talent to watch." New York Times bestselling author Jill Marie Landis called Harvey''s first novel, Song of Renewal "an uplifting, heartwarming story." Now Harvey returns with a tale as rich in drama as it poignant in the truths it tells.When widowed Seana Howard meets Barth McGrath, a newcomer to their little town, she never dreams she''ll fall in love again. Despite his somewhat quirky ways, she falls for the man. The only problem is that her married children do not trust the mysterious stranger. Who is he? Where exactly did he come from? Why are there so many questions about his past?Against their wishes, Seana elopes with Barth and is happier than she''s been in years. Then her happiness shatters when a mysterious illness suddenly befalls her, exiling her once brilliant mind to a dark nightmare from which she may never return. The eclipse is startling and complete. Will Barth, with such a short history with Seana, love her enough to endure the trials of caring for someone under such dire circumstances? Can her family get past their suspicions and trust his motives and love for their mother? Will Seana ever escape her dark cocoon and reclaim her very purpose for living? Will life give her a second chance to spread her wings, like a beautiful butterfly?COCOON is a life-affirming story of travail, obstacles, and the extraordinary lengths that undying love will travel.