Mary’s death was an unspeakable tragedy, but the loss does not necessarily mean the end, especially within Connor House. More
Inhabited by both the living and the dead, Connor House is a place where ghosts as well as humans stalk the night. This tale of the paranormal is set in Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia ten years following the Civil War. Passion, loss, murder, and mayhem all form parts of the puzzle that surround the Connors. In this historical setting, the Connors deal with their triumphs and tragedies while being influenced by powers beyond their understanding as the nation continues to recover and rebuild. Into Madeline Connor’s life befalls the tragedy of losing a daughter by suicide. The event proves to be the linchpin for many deaths to follow including the untimely demise of two husbands. As the heroine tries desperately to hold on to her sanity, while unravelling the house's mysteries, she finds comfort in her two sons and her sister who help Madeline bear the burden of loss. There are many questions to be answered inside the walls of Connor House, and although the house outlives its residents, it is not until the wrecking ball takes it down that the final secret is revealed.