I'm not afraid of your silly ghost or anything else you can conjure up, Cottonmouth I'll take your stupid bet Alex and I will go up there tonight and show all of you poor excuses for men Right, Alex? Alex?" A bet made in a heated, thoughtless moment sends brothers Alex and Josh on a journey of terror that will change not only their lives but the lives of everyone in their small Southern town. They quickly learn that the legends whispered by the old-timers about an ancient, abandoned cemetery in the backwoods have more than a kernel of truth to them and that evil lives under their very feet In her first novel, Shirley Jones weaves a tale that merges the classic ghost story with science-fantasy to create a dark, fast-paced mystery of missing persons.