From the acclaimed author of The Haunting ofMaddy Clare comes another spellbinding ghost story set in 1920s England.
London, 1925. Glamorous medium Gloria Sutter madeher fortune helping the bereaved contact loved ones killed during the GreatWar. Now she's been murdered at one of her own séances, after leaving a finalmessage requesting the help of her former friend and sole rival, Ellie Winter.
Ellie doesn't contact the dead--at least, notanymore. She specializes in miraculously finding lost items. Still, she can'trefuse the final request of the only other true psychic she has known. NowEllie must delve into Gloria's secrets and plunge back into the world ofhucksters, lowlifes, and fakes. Worse, she cannot shake the attentions ofhandsome James Hawley, a damaged war veteran who has dedicated himself todebunking psychics.
As Ellie and James uncover the sinister mysteries ofGloria's life and death, Ellie is tormented by nightmarish visions that heraldthe grisly murders of those in Gloria's circle. And as Ellie's uneasypartnership with James turns dangerously intimate, an insidious evil forcebegins to undermine their quest for clues, a force determined to bury thetruth--and whoever seeks to expose it.