After mourning her son for the past five years, beautiful Charlotte Remington Maitland is finally ready to move on. But her grandfather suddenly passes away while Charlotte and her new husband are spending the summer at her family's gothic mansion in Georgia, and Charlotte is left with his entire estate. The friction this causes within her family becomes the least of Charlotte's worries when it becomes clear that someone is ready to do anything to get her money, including murder. Narrator Emily Caldwell's husky voice will beguile listeners as she conveys both Charlotte's fragility and the minutiae of wealthy Southern life, and she deepens the layers of mystery and dread until the story's unpredictable end.
Everyone in Savannah, Georgia knows the Remington estate. The rambling old house bears blatant testimony not just to the esteemed family's vast wealth, but to unbearable tragedy and whispered secrets. Soon, the Remington's will all come home to this secluded plantation nestled deep in the shadow of moss-covered trees. Then they will have to die...one by one... For Charlotte Remington Maitland, the past five years have been a haze of pain and loss. Now, with her new husband and teenaged daughter, she's found a second chance at happiness - until the moment her grandfather's will is read. As the sole beneficiary of the vast Remington estate, Charlotte will get everything that's coming to her. A killer will make sure of that - no matter who has to die... Trapped in a house of lies, searching for answers to deadly questions, Charlotte has never been more afraid. Someone knows her family's deepest secrets. Someone who will take Charlotte to the edge of sanity and the dark heart of her greatest fear in order to make her...
©2006 Wendy Corsi Staub (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
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