What if magic is real? What if in order to save your daughter's life you had to forget everything you think is true and trust in an unseen world? The Reluctant Alchemist is the story of Morgan Gardiner whose life is turned upside down after an encounter with a stranger. She is then forced to harness daunting new powers and confront her demons in order to save her little girl...but can she do it in time? A fictionalized memoir based on real events and told with the help of Cathryn's Upaguru, Lila Das, it is one woman's story of finding the power that resides in each and every one of us.