Two boys fighting for salvation.
A deranged mother bent on domination.
A final confrontation that will drag them all into the abyss.
In the small Oregon town of Cutters Grove, two friends lock horns as their lives speed in different directions. Eighteen-year-old Alex has it all figured out. An excellent student and violin prodigy, Alex is Juilliard-bound, his future bright. But the shocking suicide attempt of his best friend Joe spins Alex’s well-ordered life out of control.
In an attempt to save Joe, Alex embarks on a harrowing journey into their shared past, where he digs up hard truths, exposes raw memories, and finally shoulders his long-abandoned guilt. While Alex struggles to hold his world together, Joe’s monstrous shadows grow over them both, pulling Alex into a dangerous and surreal world of Joe’s making.
Locked in a war of wills, Alex must face his final choice: sacrifice his soul to save his friend...or allow Joe's demons to consume them both.
ISBN (print) 9781734300680
ISBN (digital/ebook) 9781734300628