Night Echoes Author:Holly Lisle When artist Emma Beck returns to her small South Carolina hometown to discover the truth about her roots and long-dead parents, everything she thought she knew about her birth begins to fall apart -- especially after she moves into the old wreck of a Civil War farmhouse she plans to restore. — But Emma is drawn to the house, which seems strangely... more » familiar, as does Mike Ruhl, the young contractor she hires to help her fix it up. She begins to feel frightened, though, when she recognizes Mike as a recurring face in her paintings -- including one in a Confederate uniform.
And when Emma starts to hear soft whisperings late at night, and Mike discovers lost letters and a hidden journal in the attic, they realize they are caught in a web of ghostly tragedy that once reached out to ensnare Emma's parents, and which now threatens to devour her and Mike as well...« less
Very creepy book! After her adoptive parents die, Emma decides to visit the hometown of her birth mother. She sees the abandoned house that she has been painting for years, and despite the rumors of it being haunted, feels compelled to buy it. Almost right away strange things start happening to her, and she starts hearing noises and voices. When she starts asking questions about her birth mother, people start getting murdered. Spine-tingling and hard to put down!