"The Gardener" is a book that can make you seriously take a second look at life and what the future holds for generations to come. The book starts out with a flashback of Mason when he was a kid. He has never met his father and after being attacked by a dog, his mother decides to show him a video of his faceless father reading a book. Back to present day, Mason discovers secrets after secrets about his mother, why she despises a local scientific research facility, who his father really is, and why a mysterious girl who came across as brain dead is awoken from listening to the video of Mason's faceless father. The mysterious girl can't seem to remember who she is, where she is from, and why she is not able to eat regular food without throwing up. One thing is for sure though: the mysterious girl is terrified of a person who is referred to as The Gardener. From keeping secrets from his mother to keeping secrets from the entire world, "The Gardener" will keep readers intrigued to find out what the darkest secret is.