More than a century ago, a curse was placed on the town formerly known as Collier’s Bend, remaining dormant for decades. Now it is 1994 as university student, John Smith, opens a cemetery gate to retrieve an errant cricket ball and unwittingly awakens the curse.
The Australian outback holds many secrets. From its early beginnings as a Cobb and Co. stopping point, Collier’s Bend has been shrouded in a dark cloud under the control of its founder, Edmund Collier, and a much darker force behind him. Now three men must join forces in a challenge between dark and light. Paul Hutton is an English ghost hunter who has arrived to research the curse. Duncan Miller is a twenty-something former resident who has lost something precious and is now on a vengeful journey to punish those who took it from him. William Turner, the town’s oldest resident, is destined to carry out his family’s legacy. Will the three men find the answers they seek before the challenge decides the fate of Collier’s Bend and the world beyond its borders?
In this gripping horror novel, three unlikely partners must decode and defeat an ancient Australian outback curse before it is released on an unsuspecting town.