A chilling and mysterious voice becomes audible to Sanie shortly after she and her husband Jackson move into the decaying antebellum mansion that is the Bullard ancestral home in rural South Carolina. At first, she wonders if the voice might be a prank played by Jackson's peyote-popping brother Will or his equally off-kilter sister Louise. But soon Sanie discovers that the ghostly voice is merely a single piece in the decadent, baroque puzzle that comprises the Bullard family history rank with sensuality, violence, repression and madness.
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Review: SoftspokenUser Review - Bryce - Goodreads
While the writing itself was beautiful, this book left me yawning and irritated. I am a sucker for plot and for characters with sweeping arcs. I want rises and falls and lessons learned. I don't ... Read full review
Review: SoftspokenUser Review - Koeeoaddi - Goodreads
One of the most astonishingly creepy books I've ever read -- a horrifying little ghost story that seemed like just another dreary tale of marital ennui, until.... Happy Halloween, Mr. Shepard. I'll be visiting your claustrophobic, hopeless, depressing, haunted vortex for many nights to come. Read full review