When Cate Stewart’s life falls apart, a job cataloguing the vast library at Highcrag on the Scottish east coast sounds perfect. Especially since she has a personal interest in the notorious Scottish witch hunts of the sixteenth and seventeenth century on her mother's side.
But the house has a dark past that seems to affect the present. And an owner, Lyall Kinnaird, who unexpectedly stirs Cate’s damaged heart. As they explore some venues around the Kingdom of Fife, Cate learns more about the Scottish witch hunts and is increasingly disturbed by strange happenings at Highcrag.
As the Celtic festival of Samhain approaches, when the veil between the living and dead is thinnest, who can Cate trust?