After the death of an estranged aunt, the Conways move into their ancestral home in Louisiana, unaware of the terror that awaits them. The house, abandoned for 40 years, harbors a dark family secret--a grim bloodline poisoned by suicide, strange disappearances, voodoo rituals, and rumors of murder.
JOHN SAUL's first novel, Suffer the Children, published in 1977, was an immediate million-copy bestseller. He has since written twenty successive bestselling novels of suspense, including The Presence, Black Lightning, Guardian, The Homing, and most recently Shadow Sister. He is also the author of the New York Times bestselling serial thriller The Blackstone Chronicles, initially published in six installments, but now available in one complete volume. Mr. Saul divides his time between Seattle, Washington, and Maui, Hawaii.