THE GRAVE ON PECKERWOOD HILL
All Charlie Eastman wants is a home on the range, but he's a magnet for everything he wants to avoid: crazy people, dead people, people who kill people, love... and death.
She shrugged. “I can’t figure it out. It’s a strange graveyard. If my theory’s right, this is where they used to bury the undesirables. Folks who were lynched or died in jail without any kinpeople.”
“Peckerwood Hill,” he said.
She looked puzzled.
“That’s what convicts in the state prison call the cemetery for unclaimed bodies. Peckerwood Hill.”