The back of the book reads:
"Sally Johnson leaves Manhattan, Kansas for her first teaching job. Her destination is a small Eastern Oklahoma town called Wewoka. She vows she will only be there for a few years and then move on to bigger and better places. While there, however, she forges a lifelong friendship with another teacher, Fern Jones. Together, they spend the next five decades teaching together at Wewoka High School experiencing all kinds of challenges in their careers together and a harrowing unsolved murder.
Enter Seminole Nation Museum Director, Edmond Wells, who is called in to investigate the contents of a mysterious tunnel discovered beneath Wewoka High School. He eventually finds himself immersed in the unsolved murder case that almost cost Sally her life. As Edmond gets closer to solving the murder, he may have to choose between finding our the truth and getting out of the investigation alive. Why so much interest in a sixty-four year old murder?"