Dark Interval - aka Hate Begins at Home Author:Joan Aiken TRIAL BY TERROR — Her young life shadowed by tragedy, lovely Caroline Conroy was forced against her will to return to her father’s lonely manor house -- Woodhue. — She hated to leave her husband for even a few days -- and she feared Woodhue House, and the sense of impending doom that seemed to shroud it like a dark and threatening cloud. — Sw... more »iftly, chillingly, this sense of nameless evil assumed a human form. A darkly handsome man, at once fearful yet strangely attractive, drew her into his web of mysterious intrigue. And suddenly, desperately, hoping it was not too late, Caroline struggled to save her happiness, her marriage, her very life.