"Nathaniel had his reasons for his journey to Rhyolite, the greatest boom town in the west. He hoped to find what the snallygaster had taken from him. Some believed it could snatch away whatever you most valued. It had taken Annabelle, the love of his life. Now he was here in Rhyolite, to make his fortune, reunite with Annabelle--and to find the man he murdered back in Baltimore."