Deep in the Appalachian Mountains, a monstrous evil rises, and the only one who can stand against it is a teen-aged witch who doesn’t believe in magic.
Grieving and lost after the death of her parents, Jenny Morgan is sent to West Virginia to live with an aunt she’s never met. It’s there that Jenny is confronted with an unbelievable family heritage of witchcraft and magic – something she immediately dismisses as old-fashioned superstitions. However, once her new home is threatened by deadly horrors straight out of myth and folklore, her aunt’s stories become impossible to ignore.
Now Jenny and her three new friends – friends with dark secrets all their own – are the only ones who stand a chance of stopping the growing evil, but only if Jenny can embrace her arcane heritage. But little does Jenny know, becoming a witch will attract the attention of an even greater evil – the same un-killable creature her parents died to protect her from.
“This is a gnarly urban (no really, rural) fantasy tale of a contemporary witch, with a strong Appalachian flavor. It’s reminiscent of Manly Wade Wellman’s stories of Silver John the Balladeer.”–D. J. Butler, author of Witchy Eye and Hellhound on My Trail.