When 17-year-old Alyssa Reed takes a job as a teacher’s aide at an exclusive private school in upstate New York, she looks forward to revisiting the Adirondack Mountains she loved as a child.

But now the woods seem less sunny…and more sinister.

Because Woodcliff Hall’s past conceals a murder, and the deeper Alyssa digs, the greater her chances of becoming the next victim.

Just as Athena was born fully formed from the head of Zeus, so Virgina Jones was born from the creative minds of Virginia Farinacci and Joan Dermatis. Virginia and Joan met as members of a local writers group, and when they discovered a mutual interest in YA fiction, they embarked on the journey of writing together.