Eighteen-year-old, Nelson Carson finds himself and his two eighteen-year-old friends, Todd and Jeff, thrown into the midst of a dangerous mystery involving a murderous gang. Their troubling adventures begin outside of Millsboro in a haunted forest. Dwade Carson, Nelson's father and a professional detective, tries to help a man who has lost his priceless inheritance.
What follows is a mysterious baffling code with many warning notes. This gang does anything to get their hands on money and will go to the extremes with time bombs and killing wolves to make nightmarish wolf heads.
Will young Nelson Carson be able to solve this mystery which has stayed unsolved for over a century? All of this has Nelson and his two friends involved in his first and one of his most dangerous and exciting cases!