After a mysterious detour diverts him onto a lonely country road on his way home from work, he discovers an ancient slot machine and a disturbing message. He dismisses the event, but that evening and what he saw starts him down a dark path.
His discovery of a disturbing death will be the catalyst to his downward spiral of self-destruction. Unresolved regrets over his parents’ deaths haunt him while external threats called forth by the suicide will not only endanger him, but his family. Meanwhile, a larger global crisis awaits as the mysterious slot machine with its predictions of death and suffering looms over his neighborhood on an unmarked road in an abandoned field…waiting.
Set within a unique time period in American and world history, Fortune Falls explores themes of mortality and the fragility of human existence against the backdrop of suburban middle America.