A horrific accident, a dead man, and an extraordinary red truck set into the unknown world of the lost and wicked. After a terrible car accident, a dying man hands body shop owner Carl Lee a mysterious envelope containing a gold key. Carl takes it, unaware that both his life and the life of his seventy-four-year-old grandfather, Thaddeus James, will be forever changed.
The Ride breaks the barriers of time and space and delves into the netherworld of the damned. It is a love-inspired quest to save a life from the past, with the menacing, mysterious villain and a host of strange creatures standing in the way. It's a chilling chase to reshape the past, and those who try must accept the dire consequences of daring to take the ride.
The children were disappearing in the small town of New Bern, North Carolina, and its surrounding counties. To make matters worse, a total lack of rain was causing one of the most severe droughts in years. For a select few, though, the drought was a mere inconvenience. It had indeed continued to rain on their farms, enriching their lands, enabling their crops to prosper. Nine-year-old Trent knew he loved the rain. What he didn't know were the dark and sinister happenings that were about to befall him at his new foster home - happenings that would land him in the middle of a nightmare from which he may never escape...