Take an idyllic town called Oasis. Take a girl called Linda who arrives there to open a bookshop (but finds that she’s really opening a can of worms – and corpses and vampires and ghosts). Take her stubborn determination to investigate on and on and on instead of getting the hell out. Take a mysterious invitation to an abandoned mansion of death and decay. Take all these and every fibre of you and your brain will be screaming “What in under God are you doing there? Get out! Don’t be crazy!”
This dark romantic horror fantasy was a delight and a terror to read. Stunning.