Candida had no wish to leave her publishing job in New York to play guardian angel to a spoiled -- and very frightened -- wealthy beauty who was, in fact, losing her money and her looks to alcohol.
But Diana Egremont was used to having her own way and Candida soon found herself on her way to Tower Abbey, Diana's huge family mansion high in the hills above the Hudson River.
There was indeed an evil presence in that house. Candida sensed something from the moment she entered. Something deadly from the past.
But there was something else from the past, also, Simon. Candida's first and only love. A man she'd thought long dead.
Now he was back. Here, in the midst of the darkness and terror...