Searching for the mother who had abandoned her as an infant, Henrietta Meredith is drawn to Raven Rock, a small town in the mountains of North Carolina, and to the long-neglected Honeysuckle House where her mother once lived. Why did terrified Maggie Grey leave her baby with the kindly middle-aged Merediths promising to return, only to disappear forever? And what is the link between the faded snapshot of a group of young women and the dark period in the town's past?
In her efforts to uncover the truth, Henrietta awakens a dormant evil, endangering her own life and the lives of those around her, the friendly people who had made a place for her in the community. Can one of them be hiding a dreadful secret?
Here is the engrossing story of a young woman whose quest leads her down a dangerous, twisting path to a confrontation with unthinkable evil.