At first Nick Weaver thinks he and seventeen-year-old Angelica have it made. He will write the scenario for a film based on Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown” and Angelica will star in it.
He slowly realizes that the man behind the film means to seduce Angelica and control her life. That man, Van Alexander, claims to have sold his soul to the devil.
Once people start to disappear, Nick is afraid Alexander is the devil himself and he, Nick, has sold his soul too.
Steve Myers has been published online in print. His recent novels are “The Lady and the Wolf,” “All In, All Out,” and “A Case of Love and Squalor.”