After Blake Nelson catches her abusive fiancé, Parker, with another woman, she seeks serenity at her late grandmother’s beach cottage. He follows Blake to the island and attempts to kill her, but instead, he dies in an accident while fleeing the police. His malevolent spirit returns to the cottage to finish what he started. The haunting intensifies when Blake reconnects with her first love, Clint. Will Blake discover how to banish Parker before it’s too late?
Stephanie Edwards has been writing professionally since she landed her first newspaper column at the age of 13. Her love for the Lowcountry, the Atlantic Ocean and a good ghost story inspired her to write her first book. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, Ron, and their adorable dog, Shadow.
Before Parker died, he tried to control Blake in many ways. When he dies, she reflects upon how he harmed her emotionally. Unfortunately, these reflections haunt her in a literal sense via Parker's malevolent spirit.
The Haunting on Palm Court
On the morning of the event, she put the last batch of miniature biscuits for the refreshment table into the oven, set the timer and went to the bathroom to freshen up her makeup. She jumped at the sight of a pale creature staring back at her in the mirror. As Blake chuckled to herself, she bent down to wash flour off her face. When she stood upright again, a second face had joined hers. His evil grin widened in the mirror. She gasped and froze in place.