This novel is unrelentingly bleak. It does not offer hope. You've been warned. Anthony Williams has tried to be a good father and in the wake of his newborn's death, he has tried to provide for his traumatized wife and their three despondent children. His teenage son Tyler is soon seduced into a terrifying world of sex and violence. His youngest son Brendan, not yet a teenager, turns to a strange religious cult that promises safety to for his family and empowerment for his soul. Told in three alternating points of view, the plight of the Williams family will entertain and disturb. As disaster piles upon disaster, you will be helpless to stop reading while the Williams family collapses into complete calamity.