At the faint words, Dr. Rachel Gentry stopped on Black Water Creek Bridge, straining to see through the night's foggy mist. Then she saw him -- a pale, ghostly figure, his T-shirt soaked with blood, his intense, dark blue eyes begging her not to be afraid. And suddenly, as he issued a desperate warning, he disappeared before her eyes into thin air....
Don't go back there...don't meet him. The warning echoing in her mind, Rachel was startled in the boardinghouse's dark hallway by Jay Barnes, her reclusive neighbor. There was something familiar about the mysterious, moody man, something Rachel couldn't put her finger on... until he switched on a light and she stared into his intense, dark blue gaze....