Emily Fansworth's perfect life is shattered in the middle of the night when the notorious highwayman, Pikehead Jack, holds up her carriage. She is forced to watch as her beloved mother and father are murdered in cold blood, and she is left for dead in the middle of the road. At the tender age of eighteen, Emily is now an orphan.
Heartbroken after losing everything dear to her, Emily tries to adapt to a new life on a farm with her long-lost aunt, uncle, and cousin. But everything is not as it seems. When Pikehead Jack is caught, he requests an audience with Emily before he swings from the gallows. It is only then that she discovers the horrible truth. Entities more powerful and evil than she can imagine are at work-powers that will not stop until she is also dead.
This is an adventure you won't want to miss! Find out if Emily is able to solve the mystery of her parents' murder before the assassin strikes again!