Matthew Quinn Martin was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania and raised in New Haven, Connecticut. However, it wasn’t until he moved to Manhattan that he realized he was a writer. These days, he lives on a small island off the North Atlantic coast of the United States where it gets quiet in the winter…perhaps too quiet.
When Mannie is critically injured, Michael begins to realize this factory job might not be as safe as assumed. Something dark wanders the halls of his new place of employment, and Michael must figure out what in order to save Mannie and possibly himself. Dodging the scrutiny of his uptight supervisor, Jean Claude, Michael investigates in secret.
He soon suspects the perpetrator of the strange crimes at the factory is not human at all. Due to a curse, an average man apparently turns into a demon after nightfall, hungry for the souls of factory employeesbut how will Michael recognize the bad guy in the crowds of day workers? Michael is the person who can save the factory and the people who work there; if he cant stop this demon, they could all end up dead.
Zane Bigelow grew up in a beautiful, perfectly kept house in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Strangers and even Zane’s own aunt across the lake see his parents as a successful surgeon and his stylish wife, making appearances at their children’s ballet recitals and baseball games. Only Zane and his sister know the truth, until one brutal night finally reveals cracks in the facade, and Zane escapes for college without a thought of looking back...
Years later, Zane returns to his hometown determined to reconnect with the place and people that mean so much to him, despite the painful memories. As he resumes life in the colorful town, he meets a gifted landscape artist named Darby, who is on the run from ghosts of her own.
Together they will have to teach each other what it means to face the past, and stand up for the ones they love.