Aspiring columnist Rachel Jeffries, seeking escape from her abusive marriage, travels into the hill country of Massachusetts where she is saved from certain death by folk healer True Gannett. Armed only with his great-grandfather’s knowledge, True must protect himself and Rachel and stop the swath of destruction started by the powerful magician Joshua Lambrecht and his obnoxious familiar.
Stephanie Cook’s world is suddenly turned upside down. Fired from her job and her relationship with the man she loves in ruins, she decides to make a complete break from her old life. After she buys a house far away from the city, sight unseen, an injured man shows up on her doorstep and plunges her and her ex-fiance into the pursuit of a nightmare.
Muriel Shepherd travels to Granite River to take care of her late aunt’s estate and finds herself drawn into a tangled web of murder and revenge. To save her own life, she must delve into her aunt’s hidden past and discover the secret that her aunt took to her grave.
A young couple vacationing in a quaint English village who get caught up in an ancient ritual, a man who failed to fulfill a promise to his late parents, a woman who ignores the local legends in order to feed her starving family, and more, are included in this collection of eleven short supernatural horror tales.