Porter Gibson 'Digit' the
baseball-playing, finger-flicking rabble-rouser and writer
returns in this darkly funny, haunting prequel to Tales from
Halloween, 1932. The weight of the Great Depression is crushing
the country. An anxious, weary nation looks ahead to the coming
presidential election to determine its fate. Down
east, in the Lost Kingdom of Moose Harbor, Maine, the dead and
the damned prowl the streets. Or so it seems.
Prohibition winding down along with his baseball career, Porter
comes home to help his best friend, Jeffrey 'Jeffah' Grant, make
a final run smuggle one last boat load of liquor into
the country. Unbeknownst to Jeffah, Porter's been recruited to
investigate the deaths of three local smugglers. Unbeknownst
to Porter, they worked for Jeffah.
by a gypsy woman upon his arrival, Porter soon finds himself
stalked by the Angel of Death, ruthless gangsters, a mysterious
stranger, and ghostly apparitions all the while haunted
by a tragedy that's turned his world on end. It's a fight for
his life, and sanity, in this engrossing story of survival and
redemption on the Eastern Frontier.