House of the Matriarch--A Novel of Horror by Fred L. Taulbee Jr.
Approx. 64,320 words.
Published on April 8, 2011.
Five women meet for a reading of the will for their grandmother, who disappeared mysteriously two years before. During a seance their grandmother tells them that one of them killed and buried her in the basement. Panic ensues as
they try to figure out who killed her before their grandmother's ghost kills all of them, while all along each one struggles with her burgeoning telepathic powers.