A ghost haunts the halls of Stafford House. When Raine Brinsley arrives and accepts a position as a house servant, the ghost is determined to let Raine know who murdered her. Meanwhile, the lord of the manor, Derek Stafford, attempts to convince Raine to bear his child for a large sum of money. She needs the funds to return to her ailing grandfather in Maine and yet, something is terribly wrong at Stafford House...and possibly with the man himself.
Derek and Lyman Stafford race against time to produce the first male heir in order to secure the title to Stafford House. The brothers will do anything to win…including murder. Will Raine submit to Derek's offer and live a life of luxury or will she meet the same fate as his late wife?
A dark, Gothic novel with spirits, voodoo, mystery, and suspense.