The year is 1985, and Elizabeth Montgomery has settled into the predictable routine of urban survival. Life at thirty-two, just isn’t the same as when she was twenty-one. She is amazed at the few short years it took to knock the shine off. Parties, shopping, flying Ultra-light Aircraft, skiing, biking... all are things of the past. Advancement at work is no longer possible, and what little time she has with her boyfriend, doesn’t seem as fulfilling as it should. Her future looming horribly, boringly, clear.
Well, not quite. Just when her days are looking the bleakest, it gets worse. It’s the little things that sometimes forces you off the beaten path, and when the security of the familiar is ripped away, life can suddenly become scary. Losing a good job and discovering her boyfriend with another woman, drives Elizabeth into the deepest despair she has ever known.
An invitation from her sister to come visit, now seems the only thing left in life to cling to. Events beyond her control will send Liz on an adventure into an exciting new world with a future shrouded in shadows. And lurking in those shadows, is a danger that will follow on the journey to her sisters ranch in far away Montana. Traveling north in her brothers old 57 Chevy on a lonely Wyoming highway, she begins to experience new and strange feelings. Being alone in the dark of a moonless night, can be scary and fascinating at the same time!
John Anderson is not stuck in the predictable existence of... anything. He’s perfectly content with a profitable ranch and an occasional contract job with the government. The Crystal Lake valley is surrounded by towering, snow-capped peaks, and vast, untamed wilderness areas border his property in western Montana. What more could a man want? Life is as perfect as he could ask for, or so he thought. Someone is about to come to the valley who will change his life forever.