My father's ashes arrived in the Spring. There were no tears. I put the ashes in the cabinet under the kitchen sink. Then, I forgot about them. By summer, my father's presence in my life, even in the form of ashes in a metal box, would trigger the return of memories I had long ago buried... So begins the novel, Jonathan's Journal. Jonathan is an incest survivor struggling with memories of childhood sexual abuse. His journal is an account of the brutality of his childhood, as told through flashbacks, as well as his recovery via psychotherapy and his relationship with Annie, the patient woman who loves him. Jonathan's Journal is shocking, heart breaking, and inspirational.