Wingarden Author:Elsie Lee "The Ladies' Half" -- That was the name given the locked rooms of Wingarden. Long ago they served as refuge for the Wingate women from the savage tempers and brutal passions of the Wingate men. Now, though they had been sealed for many years, distant echoes of what once happened there still seemed to reverberate in the dimly-lit air. — Everyone... more » told Chloe Wingate to let the ghosts of the fearful past rest undisturbed. Handsome, sardonic Innis Rolland mocked Chloe's efforts to investigete the evil that haunted the old mansion. Cool, level-headed Cecil Mallory claimed that he wanted to take Chloe away with him to safety.
But Chloe was in the grip of something stronger than reason, and as in a dream, she found herself opening the forbidden door and stepping inside....« less