Sarah Pipers lonely, threadbare existence changes when her temporary agency sends her to assist a ghost hunter. Alistair Gellis-rich, handsome, scarred by World War I, and obsessed with ghosts- has been summoned to investigate the spirit of nineteen-year-old maid Maddy Clare, who is haunting the barn where she committed suicide. Since Maddy hated men in life, it is Sarahs task to confront her in death. Soon Sarah is caught up in a deperate struggle. For Maddys ghost is real, shes angry, and she has powers that defy all reason. Can Sarah and Alistairs assistant, the rough, unsettling Matthew Ryder, discover who Maddy was, whereshe came from, and what is driving her desire for vengeance-before she destroys them all?
Winner of two RITA Awards from the Romance Writers of America and the Arthur Ellis Award from Crime Writers of Canada
Winner of the 2013 RITA Awards for Best First Book and Novel with Strong Romantic Elements