"'Tis said that if the babe cries three nights running, Death will come calling."
Vanessa never thought she'd be a duchess; only in her dreams could she be the wife of Richard, Duke of Greyden, the man she'd adored since she was thirteen. The man who had married her spoiled and headstrong sister, Caroline.
But a year after Caroline's violent, mystery-shrouded death, Richard proposed to Vanessa and took her to his castle in Cornwall. Though the sea beat angrily against the great dark cliffs, Vanessa saw only sunshine dappling the moors and warming the castle's desolate battlements. Her dream had come true.
Until life at Greyden Castle turned dream into nightmare. Why had Richard never told her that he had an identical twin brother who hated him? Why did the dowager duchess shun Vanessa and whisper behind her back? Was Richard's sister truly mad, and why did the servants warn Vanessa to stay out of the North Tower?
Deeply in love with her husband, Vanessa tried to ignore the warnings, the accidents, the gathering sense of danger, but soon the truth became clear to the frightened bride: each and every member of the household had had a reason to kill her sister--and one of them was now stalking her. But which one?
Surprisingly good! I was skeptical when I read about a younger sister marrying her deceased sister's husband. But the story was very intriguing!