Jared Tarker has been a loner all of his adult life. He hasn’t allowed himself to care for anyone. Or anything. Except Garril, his horse. And then one day, on a lonely road fleeing Bether Lac, he encounters Lin, desperate and afraid. Despite his self-imposed isolation, he begins to care. And then things get worse. A lot worse. And they're being watched.Who, or what, is watching them? Why is Lin the stranger in a strange place? What centuries old secret lies under the Jellyfields Hotel? Where have the knives gone? Who is saving whom? And what is making that blasted humming noise?In his debut novel, Craig Fremont explores the depths of human depravity and the heights of universal virtues like love, hope and family. And how a mother’s sacrifice can change the world. Whichever world that may be.