Joe Kieran has found that unearthing the truth for a
newspaper can be painful, and telling it, heartbreaking.
Hiding from his past big city exposes in the quiet coastal
town of Terrel, he stumbles upon a web of mysterious teen
suicides that somehow connect a ring of five women. Is there
really a malevolent presence inside Terrel Cliff that holds
all of the town in thrall as Angelica, a fortune teller,
suggests? Or is there a murderous covenant between five
women to sacrifice their first-born? When Angelica is
kidnapped right under his nose, Joe suspects that there is
more at work in Terrel than a dark, tragic streak.
Deep beneath the remains of a long-demolished lighthouse on
its tragic cliff, Joe discovers Terrel's secret history and
salvation. And in his desperate bid to save two women, he
forges a new covenant, one that puts his own soul in deadly