Christopher Dollanganger was fourteen when he and his younger siblings—Cathy, Cory, and Carrie—were locked away in the attic of Foxworth Hall, prisoners of their mother’s greedy inheritance scheme. For three long years he kept hope alive for the sake of the others. But the shocking truth about how their ordeal affected him was always kept hidden—until now.
Kristin Masterwood is thrilled when her father’s construction company is is hired to inspect the Foxworth property for a prospective buyer. The once grand Southern mansion still sparks legends and half-truths about the four innocent Dollanganger children—and holds a special fascination for Kristin, who was too young when her mother died to learn much about her distant blood tie to the notorious family. Accompanying her dad to the “forbidden territory,” Kristin rescues a leather-bound book found in the rubble, its yellowed pages filled with the neat script of Christopher Dollanganger himself. And as she devours his shattering account of temptation, heartache, courage, and betrayal, her obsession with the doomed boy crosses a dangerous line. Download and start listening now!