Some describe it as the town at the edge of the world. When Melody and Michael Devereux come to Collinsport on their honeymoon, they don't know the secrets that are hidden behind closed doors. But those secrets will be unearthed when an innocent is viciously murdered. Collinsport will be a town divided. One woman's rise to power will lead to further death and destruction. Families will be ripped apart. Blood will be spilt. And the dark forces that wait in the shadows will wait no more.
Fully recovered from her hospital stay and back behind the bar of The Blue Whale, Jessica Griffin welcomes Nate, a stranger in town claiming to be just passing through. But how come he knows so much about her, and why is he so keen to lure her back to the house she hasn't set foot in since the death of her husband? And he really is so very familiar....
Famed Egyptologist Dr. Gretchen Warwick has come to Collinwood, searching for the answers to life in the hereafter. At first Carolyn cannot understand why Warwick needs her help, but, to her horror, she soon discovers that she is the key to the dark, dangerous world on the other side of death.
'We'll play the game of make believe....' Jenny Collins was once a beautiful singer, married into a rich family. Now she lives locked in a tower at Collinwood. Her husband has left her, her children have been taken away, and the horror and isolation have driven her mad. The only person she ever sees is Beth, the maid who brings her food. Together they play a game - re-creating the past, reliving everything that poor mad Jenny lost.
It's 1941. The Reverend Gregory Trask has come back from hell to be reunited with his daughter, Charity. But why has he returned? Is he really free of the influence of the Dark Lord? The ghost of Pansy Faye doesn't think so and is keeping a close eye on him. Torn between the spirit who haunts her and a father returned from beyond the grave, whose side will Charity take? And just why is Gregory so interested in the unborn child of Sister Audrey Pearce?