When Eva's film star sister Katrina dies, she returns to Cornwall, where they spent their childhood summers, to scatter Catrina's ashes. But in doing so Eva must confront ghosts from her own past, as well as those from a time long before her own. For the house where she so often stayed as a child is home not only to her old friends the Hallets, but also to the people who had lived there in the eighteenth century. Some descriptions of sex and violence. Bestseller. 2011.