When the threehundredyearold village cemetery at Newbury, Connecticut, is invaded by a gaudy, halfmilliondollar mausoleum, Ben Abbot is not happy. Newcomer Brian Groses tall, mirrorpolished monument of eternal ego sticks out in the peaceful burial ground and has been nicknamed McTomb by the locals. But no one expected to find Groses body locked in his mausoleum fifty years ahead of schedule.
The agents from Homeland Security Immigration Criminal Enforcement descend and point the finger at Charlie Cubreroan illegal immigrant, farmhand, and supposed gang leaderbut Ben Abbot doesnt buy it. He knows that half the town was mad at Grose. Besides, Ben has his own reasons for wanting to protect the hardworking Cubrero from a tooclose scrutiny.