Tammy Jean Elrod is a beautiful but impatient country girl who questions her mundane existence and her loyalty to her family, friends, and her small hometown in Florida. She battles with the religious constraints of the community’s only African American pastor, Reverend Tapley. She challenges the beliefs of the wise Wicca Esther Jo Arnold. And when her father helps her purchase a well-loved local restaurant, she questions her sincerity and ability to run a successful business.
When Tammy meets a stranger named Mort Krisner, she has no idea how much her life will change. Through her relationship with Mo, a resident in Purgatory, Tammy falls hard for a man who, unbeknownst to her, is dead. Tammy experiences hypocrisy, jealousy, and truth as she faces the uncomfortable clash of traditional Christianity, Wiccan ritual, and paranormal phenomena of the Ditchwalkers. This modern-day story of the archetypal journey offers an irresistible mix—one that reveals people’s loyalty to relationships, religion, and occupation.