A missing portrait ... an abandoned mansion ... an unexpected inheritance ...
For Elise, her dying grandmother's request to return a portrait to Drumullen, half a world away from her home, is simple.
Arriving in Katherine Bay, she visits Drumullen and is confronted by a stranger with an uncanny likeness to the man who haunts her nightmares. She flees in terror--and suffers a near-fatal fall that leaves her in a coma. When she regains consciousness she has no memory, nothing except instinct to guide her.
The discovery she has inherited a half-share in Drumullen is both mystifying and frightening.
Ethan Galloway's return home to Katherine Bay to bury his father is bittersweet.
His beloved Drumullen is derelict. When he discovers his father has bequeathed a half share of the family mansion to a stranger, a woman no-one has ever heard of, it is one betrayal too many.
While inspecting the ruins of his home, he surprises a woman. She flees in terror and falls headlong down a flight of stairs. To his horror, he realises she is the woman who now owns a half-share of his home.
When Elise regains consciousness and it's clear she's lost her memory, it's up to Ethan to help her discover her connection to the Galloway family, and her past.
As they work to solve the mystery, these two loners forge a strong bond and quickly grow close. Then in one horrifying moment, they unravel the family secret buried for close on a century--a secret that holds the power to destroy them both ...