Still living at home with his narcotic-addicted mother, Cole Carney longs to find a way out and begin his career as a school teacher. After a strange incident, the mysterious Father Stanton gives him a job at his old elementary school, but he soon finds that more than just the decor has changed. As he uncovers the atrocities each room of the school presents and solves the mysteries surrounding each inhabitant, he unlocks the dark secrets of his own past. Along with a fellow teacher and a fiery journalist, Cole will try to bring down the murderous history of the school and prays he'll make it out alive.
About the Author
Jessica Lynne Gardner is a up and coming horror writer whose work has appeared in over a dozen publications including Shroud Magazine, Darkened Horizons, Twisted Tongue, Sinister Landscapes, Phobia Magazine and Raw:Brutality as an Art Form by Snuff Books. Her first novella, "Sugar Skull", was part of a compilation called Creeping Shadows featuring online best sellers Alan Draven and Brandon Ford. She was born in May of '85 in the bustling suburbs of Baltimore where she grew up in a magical house with her menagerie of pets and two caring grandparents. Her vivid imagination has gotten her into trouble more than once and her fear of the dark as well as her grandfather's creativity encouraged the fantastical, weird and frightening stories which she would later pen. In high school she peeked outside of her shell just enough to make a few lifetime friends and continued to experiment with different types of writing. She was a staff member and writer of the school paper, The Patriot as well as the literary magazine The Chrysalis. She was in the public relations and free lance journalist field for many years and has been employed by Advance Realty, MaryElise.com, and MarriedInMaryland.com for her writing services. She's also been a part of numerous biographies, press releases and other business writing projects. Her poetry has been published by the International Library of Poetry, on Poetry.com and in Reverence of Rune.