Following an appendectomy with complications, Cary DeWitt awakens after a ten-day coma. When he visits Tahiti soon after his recovery, however, everybody insists he has been there recently - despite the fact his body was unconscious and 6,000 miles away in a hospital. Worse, DeWitt's "waking spirit" racked up a sizable hotel debt, and had an affair with a beautiful, and important, young native named Tiare.
A couple desperate to save their marriage embark on a doomed road trip. As they drive over a dam, wife Caroline is suddenly possessed by the spirit of a dead Hispanic woman. Her husband and the authorities are confounded by the event, but the possession has a purpose: dead Maria Robles wants to prove that her husband, incarcerated in the local jail, did not murder her.
There is a strange, psychic bond between young gymnast Jill August and the catatonic, mourning Harriet Jessup - despite the fact the two have never met. When Jill awakens from an unexpected coma, she is possessed by the spirit of Harriet's dead daughter, Karen. Karen's purpose in returning from the beyond is to tell her grieving mother that love never dies.
A man suffering from Ondine's Curse, a rare condition which mimics death, is left for dead after an encounter with a violent hitchhiker. His wife, the only person aware of his strange condition, utilizes her psychic abilities to locate her husband before he is laid to rest.
A pregnant woman has fierce, violent nightmares of a plane crash in which a Cessna 172 goes down and crashes into her room. Her husband, an air-traffic controller, comes to believe her premonition as real-life events unfold just as she foresaw. He moves her to a motel for safety - but that shift of location could be the very catalyst which triggers the disaster.
An angry would-be heir resorts to voodoo and witchery to get her share of the wealth when she learns that her young stepmother is the main beneficiary of her dead father's enormous estate. The would-be heir finds, however, that the black arts are not to be trifled with.
When apprehended for the robbery of a liquor store, an innocent ex-con must depend on the psychic abilities of a police artist who can draw the psychic impressions left behind in the subconscious of the robbery eyewitnesses.
The ghost of a dead railroad worker utilizes his grandson's highly-detailed toy railroad cars and diorama to pinpoint to authorities the exact locations where a ruthless criminal plans to derail trains.
While her husband is away for a weekend at a "back to nature" seminar, Susan Elston is cornered in their isolated mountain home by an intruder bent on rape. At the seminar, Susan's husband hears the persistent cries of a baby-the cries of the as-yet unborn child in Susan's stomach-calling him home to help his wife.
The Barlows, a financially troubled couple, face a future of bankruptcy, creditors, and debt. Forced to stay in a run-down hotel, the Barlows are shocked when a story that could solve all their problems materializes on Phil's typewriter. The story concerns two brothers, the Whittakers, who succumb to greed and corruption in their mountain search for gold.
Following his father's death, a young man named Daniel reopens a theater closed nearly 30 years earlier. The establishment once belonged to Daniel's father, and it could be the key to solving a murder committed long ago. As Daniel grows more intrigued by a psychic vision, he learns that adultery is the least of his father's sins.
In the upstairs bedroom of their newly purchased house, Diane Hollis hears the cries of a child in pain. Diane believes she is going crazy, but soon she and her husband both witness apparitions in their living room.
A man is convicted of murdering his wife, but he knows he is innocent - despite a persistent mental fugue which seems to confirm his guilt. As events snowball, the man realizes he may be witnessing the mental confession of the killer.
A lonely woman is desperate for closure after three years of worrying about her husband, an archaeologist missing and presumed dead in Venezuela. When she is attacked in the park by an ex-student, Cathy LeMasters gets her answer at long last, and the spirit of her husband comes to her defense.