By Patricia Knutson
Published: May 26, 2012.
Haunted by a tragic accident, struggling to survive, professor Chris Alford quits her job in New York and joins the faculty of a small college in the heart of Appalachia. Amidst rumors of a teacher's disappearance and whispers of "murder," she meets a dark giant of a boy, who pursues her beyond the classroom. Is he a killer, focused on her, or a lonely victim? A shocking event uncovers the truth.