Justin Cardamon helps Dr. Atwater remodel his dream house, and the two men uncover a secret that reaches for them across the decades. 


A hidden spectre, buried from time and memory, is revealed in the basement of Atwater’s dream home.

Dr. Atwater is updating a picturesque old farmhouse, building his dream home from the inside out. The renovations have extended far longer, and into much deeper financial territory, than anyone expected.

But no one expected to find what the workers uncovered in the basement of the old house: the chilling discovery reveals a decades-old secret shame and a grisly past.

That secret haunts Atwater’s dream house and his dreams. But it may be more than his active imagination, and his imagination may be a truth to0 frightening to face.

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