When Dusty gets the strange phone call on a snowy winter’s night, she knows she can’t ignore it. The boy on the other end of the line says he’s dying. That’s bad enough – but the fact that he seems to know something about the disappearance of her brother, Josh, means that Dusty must find the boy no matter what.
But when she does finally meet him, there’s something strange and haunting about him. He seems to be made of snow and fire, he can see people’s thoughts, and feels everything – from chilling ice to white-hot pain…and he seems to have a hold over everyone he meets.
There’s talk in the town – talk of the boy’s past and his ability to hurt people. Lynch mobs are baying for blood. Dusty must help the boy and find out what happened to Josh. But when the mob turns on her, it is she, and not the boy, who is in the gravest danger…