Kaya Cade is in a rut. She's bored at her job but needs it to pay her rent - growing up sucks. She could turn to 'legitimate businessman' Stanley Greif, or even her family, for help, but those things would also suck. But now what really sucks - the real icing on the mycotoxin cake - is that she's now a witness to a murder. Normally she could handle something like this, being somewhat accustomed to unsavory types, but this killer isn't normal. It's stronger, faster, tougher than any human. It wears a cloak of invisibility, moves with fae-like agility, and seems determined to end her for no other reason than this: None who glimpse the hidden people leave with their sight.
Desperate for help, she soon runs into an old childhood friend now living in a lighthouse on top of a hill. Together they enter a world where fantasy is becoming reality. Where shadowy organizations seek to control dreams, twist them into nightmares, and where future gods lie teething. And all that stand between mankind and oblivion are a few girls.
JC (whose initials aren't to be confused with the big JC - Jarvis Cocker) grew up in a town that was, as he was growing up, twice voted the most boring in Europe. There was talk of a beast prowling the nearby countryside once, but it was probably just a dog, if it ever existed at all. JC has gone on making things up like that, only now he sometimes writes his imaginings down as well.