A pile of decorations sitting in the corner collecting dust does not inspire Yuletide cheer, and fifteen-year-old green witch, Morgan Barlow, could use a big dose of joy in her life. Hoping some time in nature will spark her holiday spirit, she heads out for a walk in the woods.
Her peaceful stroll takes an unexpected turn when she overhears Blind Willie Haggerty talking on his satellite phone about a decades-old crime. Did she hear him correctly? Has the reclusive old woodsman really been hiding in Whispering Pines for forty years to evade a murder charge?
Concerned about the villagers’ safety, and determined to learn the truth, Morgan launches an investigation but finds that uncovering even a single clue after so many years to be as elusive as the woodsman himself.