Dave and his wife went on a quiet little vacation to Cades Cove in Tn to kind of rekindle their lives. It got kindled alright. While out in the woods a strange little bag appears, Dave picks it up and decides to keep it. Boy was that a mistake. The ghost of the owner follows them home and wreaks havoc on Daves whole family and even goes so far as to kill his best friend. Dave tries to mail the bag back to the Park, it was sealed in the envelope and mailed back, it didnt arrive back though at the Park Service it arrived back Dave's posession time and time again. Dave ends up going back to the park himself where he meets John a Cherokee Indian who is a Park Ranger. John and his Grand Daughter help Dave return the bag and solve the mystery. But the last paragraph of the book lets you know it's not really over. Can't wait to get the 2nd book.