By Orson Scott Card
A grasp craftsman, Don Lark may well repair every little thing other than what mattered, his personal soul. After tragedy claimed the single factor he enjoyed, he all started searching for dilapidated homes to shop for, renovate, and resell at a profit--giving those empty shells the second one probability at lifestyles he denied himself.
Then in a quiet Southern city, Lark unearths his greatest problem: a squalid but solid mansion that has suffered many years of abuse by the hands of grasping landlords and brief tenants. whereas fascinating previous neighbor women ply him with scrumptious cooking, they give dire warnings concerning the house's evil earlier. yet there's something approximately this construction that pushes Lark on, at the same time its enchantments develop more and more ominous. Will completing the home supply Lark redemption, or unharness the darkest forces of damnation upon him?
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