New York Times bestselling author Wendy Corsi Staub returns to Mundy s Landing a small town where bygone bloodshed has become big business.
Hair neatly braided, hands serenely clasped, eyes closed, the young woman appeared to be sound asleep. But the peaceful tableau was a madman s handiwork. Beneath the covers, her white nightgown was spattered with blood. At daybreak, a horrified family would discover her corpse tucked into their guest room. The cunning killer would strike again . . . and again . . . before vanishing into the mists of time.
A century ago, the Sleeping Beauty Murders terrified picturesque Mundy s Landing. The victims, like the killer, were never identified. Now, on the hundredth anniversary, the Historical Society s annual Mundypalooza offers a hefty reward for solving the notorious case.
Annabelle Bingham, living in one of the three Murder Houses, can t escape the feeling that her family is being watched and not just by news crews and amateur sleuths. She s right. Having unearthed the startling truth behind the horrific crimes, a copycat killer is about to reenact them beneath the mansard roof of Annabelle s dream home . . ."