Sam Hawthorne has lived a nomadic life, wandering through small midwestern towns for the past two decades. He is known among the people he meets as an oddity and a troublemaker. He has a secret, however; one that has given him the chance to help dozens of people over the years. But that secret has also created a trail, and now someone with violent intentions has begun to follow it. Forced to run for his life, Sam returns to his hometown for the first time since the death of his family. There, Roger Sandbrook, old family friend and local history professor, welcomes him in and gives him aid. Sam quickly learns that he isn't the only one with secrets, however, and that Roger just might be the only person who can help him. From the tired small towns of the Midwest to the streets of historic Salem, Sam's journey will carry him through painful memories and across centuries of forgotten history. But as the questions stack up, will he also find the answers he needs?
- Paperback | 354 pages
- 133.35 x 203.2 x 20.32mm | 480.81g
- 03 Jul 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About Aaron Mahnke
Aaron Mahnke is the writer, producer, and host of the hit podcast Lore, and the author of Indian Summer, Consumed, and Grave Suspicion - all supernatural thrillers - as well as Destiny: A Fairy Tale. Born and raised in Illinois, he now lives with his wife and children on the historic North Shore of Boston, where he is at work on his next novel.