Carpenter Ed Wroe, betrayed and wrongly accused by an ex-friend, Norman Jones, decides to move his family from North Carolina to Kentucky. Lost in the rain, they run out of gas on a backroad and take refuge in a haunted house. Slamming doors, strange crying, and objects that appear and disappear lead to the discovery of secret passages and the surprising identity of the home's former owners. Twin four-year-old Andy and Candy make some discoveries of their own. A romance blooms between neighbor, Johnny O'Reilly and Ed & Penny's seventeen-year-old daughter, Chrissy. But when ex-friend Norman Jones shows up again, will Johnny be able to thwart his intentions of arson and murder?