"the perfect prequel to Hopkins' "The Solomon Key", which is also a must read"
AN ANCIENT RELIC. A SECRET BROTHERHOOD. AN INFERNAL HUNTER. AND FOUR FRIENDS ON THE BACK ROADS OF HELL.
When a flight from Canada has to make an emergency stop at a small, remote airport in the middle of the mountains, Heather, Ashley, Ian, and Marcus decide to make the drive home to Maryland rather than wait for the airplane to be repaired. The only thing on their minds is getting home in time for Christmas.
Little do they know, however, that their rental car has come with a surprise, and that just seeing another Christmas might be a miracle too big to expect.
As an ancient puzzle is constructed along their path, and a blood-thirsty demon hunts them for what he believes is his, the four friends will find themselves caught in the midst of an age-long battle between Light and Darkness, ultimately comin3g face to face with the dark secrets hidden deep within their own hearts.