Heather Holloway's investigation of Walter Ackerman, an accused serial killer in 1939, could have been as simple as investigating a suspected haunted house. But once she meets the charismatic and shadowy Todd Jones, Heather's life takes a dangerous turn. Upon discovering Heather harbors a desire to become famous for her investigative work, Todd forces her to join a secret society that is rewned for allowing pararmal investigators to encounter dangerous pitfalls. In a calculated move to ensure Heather will embark on a path that will lead to wealth and fame, Todd enlists the help of Clyde Smith, a person who kws all the secrets of Walter Ackerman and his supernatural weapon. Once he arrives, many forces, good and evil vie to destroy him and collect the one thing that can win wars and win freedom, the Crescent of Mortality.