James Benton might be the last man on earth. Racing to get to work, he finds random abandoned cars, smoldering pile-ups, and something even stranger. Everywhere he goes there's no grass, no people, not even a bird in the sky. Alone in a barren world, James travels west in search of someone, anyone who might have survived The Quiet.
Twelve-year-old Rosario and his parents have arrived at Devil's Creek for a weekend of camping and family fun. The boy's parents have a surprise for Rosario, a secret. But the eyes of the crows are watching. And Devil's Creek holds a secret all its own.