When Marlie attends a cadaver ball at Vanderbilt Medical School, she does t expect to actually see any cadavers. Or, that a strange apparition would issue her such a chilling message. Despite the cadaver's warning, a year later Marlie is married to Tennessee State Senator, Daniel Cann, and living in a plantation-style mansion with two step sons. Add to the mix her growing suspicion that something is amiss with the death of Daniel's first wife, Gentry, and newlywed Marlie is definitely in over her pretty Yankee head. What begins as an incent inquiry into her new husband's clouded past, ends with Marlie facing a dangerous conspiracy. A modern twist on the classic Gothic romance vels like Rebecca and Jane Eyre, Replacing Gentry follows Marlie's precarious journey as she seeks to learn the truth about the man she married.