DEIRDRE GREEN was six when her father sent her into hiding. Now twenty-four, she’s just inherited his estate and her family’s business, Ackerly Green Publishing. Unaware of its strange and secret history, she sets out to resurrect the company, only to discover that she is at the center of a centuries-old literary conspiracy
MARTIN RANK is a journalist who’s haunted by his past and a book that no one else seems to remember. When news of Ackerly Green’s heir emerges, he is reluctantly drawn back into the world of the Mountaineers, a group dedicated to finding a fabled series of missing books they call the Lost Collection.
Soon, Deirdre, Martin, and the Mountaineers all find themselves walking the same treacherous path, a path that might lead them to the impossible truth about the Lost Collection, but may cost them everything before they reach the end.