Rhinelander District Library

Monday  9am – 7pm
Tues-Thurs  9am – 6pm
Friday  9am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 1pm

Rhinelander District Library
106 N. Stevens Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501

Phone(715) 365-1070
Fax (715) 365-1076



I read this book in one sitting, it took about 4 hours. I don’t usually do that but this one really resonated with me. I love a good horror story and this one is definitely that.Margot Hull is back after her parents’ deaths to Gallow Hills Winery, just in time for the funerals. I didn’t learn until about halfway through that the reason there were no open caskets for her parents was the abject look of horror on their faces. What could have caused that?Margo meets the inhabitants of the Winery, but they are evasive about the questions Margo has regarding her parents. She gets a tour of the winery and other buildings on the grounds. This is her inheritance, the winery, and the house. Does she want it? Not really. She does not remember her parents as she was removed from the home at a young age.The first night in the house, besides being creepy is filled with noises and things that go bump in the night. Subsequent nights are even worse with dead bodies coming to life and they come after her.She learns that there is a curse on her bloodline of family. She learns about the curse and must devise a way to break that curse and keep herself and the other people on the land safe.I had not read a good horror story in a while and saw this one and it piqued my interest. I am glad I did. This is a story that sticks with you for a while. Good and scary! Darcy Goates can sure tell a story and I will be sure to be reading more of her titles that I have on my Kindle.