Michael and Julia witness the murder of their mother at the hands of their stepfather, John, before he disappears into the night. Twenty-three years later, Michael and Julia have dealt with her death in their own way. Julia is a successful publisher with a high profile author, Jackson Ignacio, to rope in. Michael can't find his place in the world until he moves back into his mother's old house, and meets Melissa. Everything seems fine until weird things start happening. Meanwhile, John is still alive and dealing with problems of his own. An unexpected twist, a love story, a ghost, and revenge fill the pages of this novella that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the end.