Thirteen years after Vera Gamble’s little brother ran away from theirTexashome, his body washes ashore on the remote island of Winter Haven, Maine. Vera goes to claim the corpse and discovers the impossible: her brother hasn’t aged a day since last she saw him. Determined to uncover what happened, she is confronted by unearthly fog, distrusting locals, and stories of lost colonies and a vengeful witch. Beyond a forest where no creature dares to live, her only hope is the mysterious owner of a dilapidated mansion on a rocky cliff. But will this solitary man assist her, or is Vera Gamble doomed to disappear forever into yet another Winter Haven legend?
“Acclaimed author Athol Dickson has created a chilling, thought-provoking romantic mystery with a classic Gothic appeal. Winter Haven’s unique plot and vivid details will keep readers guessing and turning pages late into the night.” - Kacy Barnett-Gramckow, Moody Publisher’s GENESIS trilogy author