Some things werent meant to be discovered. Three people are each drawn to the small town of Beckon, Wyoming. A young anthropologist researches a Native American legend and makes a terrifying discovery. An ex-cop investigating her cousins disappearance finds herself in grave peril. And an aging businessman is lured by the promise of a miracle. One by one they discover the towns ghastly secret. The only question is . . . will any of them make it out alive?
An anthropologist, an ex-cop, and a desperate husband all cross paths in this disturbing thriller. Jack, a Ph.D. student, sets out with his friend Rudy to visit Beckon, Wyo., a town famous for its Native American legend about a Soul Eater that lives in the caves nearby. Seeking answers about his fathers disappearance, Jack, along with a friend, goes to the caves only to make a terrible discovery. Meanwhile, ex-cop Elina goes looking for her cousin in Beckon, but also ends up missing. George, an aging man, travels to the town hoping to find a miracle cure for his wife, who suffers from Alzheimers. Although these strangers have different reasons for being in Beckon, truly terrifying events thrust the three into one anothers lives. Pawlik (Vanish) delivers a fast-paced, creepy story that will surely have readers guessing until the very end. Horror fans especially may enjoy this violent, twisted tale that has no shortage of strange creatures, sick businessmen, and shocking secrets. Agent: Les Stobbe. (Apr.)2012 Reed Business Information