Miracle Submarine is a new company in Miracle Creek, Virginia, established by Pak Yoo who has designed a tube-like chamber delivering 100% oxygen therapy in hopes that this therapy will cure everything from autism to infertility. Pak learned about this technique in Korea, and now that he has joined his wife and daughter in America, they hope this will bring about the fulfillment of the American Dream. However, one night there is an explosion and a woman and a child are killed. An investigation leads to the arrest and trial of one of the mothers, Elizabeth, but as the trial progresses, fingers are now pointed at other members of this community. As secrets are revealed, the reader questions motive and opportunity in this fast-paced thriller.