The village of Midwinter Lucie hides a terrible secret.
Martin Lewis stumbles on a grave with his name on it. He then discovers there have been other Martins, all of whom died on their 13th birthdays, all exactly one hundred years apart.
And Martin turns thirteen on Friday.
With time running Martin must decipher the riddle of Midwinter Lucie and stop the curse that threatens to destroy him. More