In the 1830s, Eleanor Travers has resigned herself to living a quiet life as a spinster and serving as housekeeper to her uncle, an expert in antiquarian occult books. She is stunned when she is informed that she is soon to marry Mr. Helling, a rather vile man with a cadaverous look and a vaguely threatening air. Shaken, she confides her misgivings about the match to Julius Pagan, another scholar who frequently calls on her uncle. To her surprise, Julius is outraged and offers to help her out of the arrangement by eloping with her.As she considers whether to run away with Julius, Eleanor learns a bizarre truth about both her suitors. Marrying Mr. Helling might mean risking her own death, but some things might be worse than death—such as becoming the bride of man who is already dead. Yet ...
Genre: Fiction, Romance, Gothic, Paranormal
Size: 58 pages
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