Claire Templeton thought she had escaped the horror of life on Butcher Harbor after graduation from high school. Now an upcoming fashion designer in New York City, Claire has to put her bright future on hold and return to Butcher Harbor when her mother atempts to take her own life. Thrust back into the world she grew up in, her past catches up with her quicker than she hoped. As she expected, the ghosts of Templeton House have been waiting for her return, refusing to let her escape their grasp. Claire reluctantly returns to the Harbor, setting off a series of events that throw the town into turmoil and could possibly cost Claire her life.
This house possessed!
Claire Templeton left home at 18 wanting never to return. However, 7 years later she is forced to go back to Templeton house after her mother is hospitalized.
I was expecting a scary book but was surprised. I loved the paranormal elements of the story and the romantic undertones between two of the characters. The comic relief in several places in the story fit in quite nicely. I was impressed enough to give it 5 stars for surprising me and good writing.