A Harper has always lived at Harper House, the centuries-old mansion just outside of Memphis. And for as long as anyone alive remembers, the ghostly Harper Bride has walked the halls, singing lullabies at night?Trying to escape the ghosts of the past, young widow Stella Rothchild, along with her two energetic little boys, has moved back to her roots in southern Tennessee - and into her new life at Harper House and In the Garden nursery. She isn?t intimidated by the house - nor its mistress, local legend Roz Harper. Despite a reputation for being difficult, Roz has been nothing but kind to Stella, offering her a comfortable new place to live and a challenging new job as manager of the flourishing nursery. As Stella settles comfortably into her new life, she finds a nurturing friendship with Roz and with expectant mother Hayley. And she discovers a fierce attraction with ruggedly handsome landscaper Logan Kitridge.But someone isn?t happy about the budding romance?the Harper Bride. As the women dig into the history of Harper House, they discover that grief and rage have kept the Bride?s spirit alive long past her death. And now, she will do anything to destroy the passion that Logan and Stella share...
A relationship between a widow and a landscaper is threatened by an ancient tragedy in this suspenseful paranormal romance, the first in a projected trilogy entitled In the Garden. Stella Rothchild moves back home to Tennessee, where she finds a job and a home at Harper House, friendship with two women, and love with Logan Kitridge. But the Harper Bride, the angry, vengeful ghost haunting Harper House, is determined to put an end to Stella and Logan's newfound happiness.
- Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
- Romance, Love + Relationships + Sex, Religion + Beliefs, Family + Friendship, Hobbies + Activities
- March 28, 2010
- March 28, 2010
- Nora Roberts
- Susie Breck (Narrator)