The Ghost, a chilling Gothic Noir vel of desire and obsession by Sandra Brown Rarey. Elizabeth Barrett leaves the pain of her past and moves to New England where she finds solace and companionship by sharing her isolated Victorian home with Angus, a benevolent hundred-year-old ghost. Her life is comfortable and safe until a stranger, Duncan, seeks her out. He claims to be searching for the apparition who murdered his wife. With the aid of gruesome photos and an old diary, he makes Elizabeth suspect she may be living with an evil presence. Angus has remained a nebulous force, but finds he must w make himself kwn in more substantial ways as he tries to convince Elizabeth Duncan is lying. He twists her compassion and friendship into a sexual love that threatens to turn into obsession. Duncan also seeks Elizabeth's heart and uses every sensual skill at his mortal disposal to steal her love and loyalty, and persuade her to allow an exorcism that would vanquish Angus. Elizabeth finds herself spinning into a vortex of love and lust, lies and deceit. She desires them both, even though Duncan may t be the man he claims to be, and Angus may be a spiritual serial murderer. Elizabeth is unwilling to give up either, until a shocking discovery forces her to choose between them.
Sandra Brown Rarey lives in a 140 year old farmhouse near the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia with her husband, three cats, two dogs and assorted wildlife who share their chow. Her fiction has won numerous awards including a National League of American Pen Women's award, The Writers Workshop award and Christopher Newport University's Maryanne Farley Award for Fiction. Her short stories and serialized fiction have been featured in a national publication with distribution to 4 million readers.