""...a haunting tale well told that will propel you to continue to its bizarre conclusion. " "
Charles Lancaster is the sole heir to his grandfather's vast estate which includes a hugely successful business importing Port from Portugal as well several properties one of which neither of his grandparents ever mentioned: Hallinhag House. On visiting the house in Ullswater in the Lake District, Charles experiences a supernatural encounter.
Shocked and yet intrigued, Charles reads his grandfather,Dominic Lancaster's diaries from the Second World War and discovers that both Dominic and his younger sister who was profoundly deaf, Octavia were sent to Hallinhag House as a safe haven from the Blitz of London. But Hallinhag House is anything but safe and shelters evil spirits who crossed the boundaries of decency during their depraved lives. Centuries later they are determined not to be thwarted from their despicable desires and their first objective is to recruit Dominic's deaf sister, Octavia who, despite being deaf can hear the voices of the dead calling for her.