Would you enter a plantation haunted by the Past?
Five long years.
Librarian Avery Jackson has dreamt about restoring her grandfather's ancestral plantation forever. It's finally within reach. Her grandmother had other ideas. Avery must share the inheritance with Tulane's new rockstar history professor. Unfortunately, the man's chocolate eyes and sexy voice are a danger to her heart--and her libido. She refuses to let him win. After losing her family, she isn't about to let anyone infiltrate her heart again.
He's so close to finishing his book
When late romance novelist Edwina Beaumont bequeaths historian Grant Michaud half the deed to his family home, his long-lost dream becomes a reality. The icing? Tulane offers him tenure if he donates the relic to the history department. He doesn't expect Edwina's captivating, red-haired granddaughter to fight him for it. He can't give in to his desires, but with her extensive knowledge about the plantation, he needs her. And he always gets what he wants.
They've unleashed something sinister
The more they explore, restoration and research no longer matter. The lantern at the entry gates illuminates every night without cause and the long-dead residents of haven't left. Calling in a professional ghost hunter, they battle malevolent forces to help the spirit of a slave girl--and former conductor of the Underground Railroad--find freedom. But the can't fight what they can't see.
One thing's for certain...
Evil lurks beyond the gates of the Beaumont House. And until they discover the truth, nobody's getting in.
*Told in first person from Sadie's POV, and third person from the other characters.
**This book contains sexual scenes and language appropriate for readers of 18+ years.