By Mary Stewart
The Ashley family members had lived at Ashley court docket for generations. With its moated residence and ruined gardens the court docket has been the existence lengthy domestic of Bryony Ashely, a 22 12 months previous Englishwoman of spirit and wonder. notwithstanding, whilst Bryony's father is killed in a mysterious motor vehicle coincidence, possession of the courtroom passes through felony belief to her cousin Emory. at the start Bryony feels reduction that she has now not inherited the accountability of the courtroom. She comprehend that she own the real Ashley legacy: the "gift." three hundred years in the past that present was once name "The Sight" and had triggered an Ashley ancestor to be burned on the stake. at the present time Bryony calls it the reward of telepathy and he or she is additionally conscious that at the very least one of many different Ashleys have this reward. through the years this unusual telepathic verbal exchange has led Bryony to consider this different Ashley as her "phantom lover." The intimate dating with this lover is entire in each manner yet one: the actual. Left by myself after her father's dying, Bryony is extra made up our minds than ever to find the id of this individual.