However, Lucy declines his offer to stay at Daleford Manor and returns home to be with her father on Christmas day. Once, she is at home she begins thinking about Nicholas and wonders if she made a mistake coming home. After she is home for a bit, Ben tries to tell Lucy how he feels about her and what he thought about their time in Daleford Manor. Ben doesn’t like Nicholas and knows that he is hiding something from Lucy but he doesn’t know for sure what it is that he is hiding. A few days go by and she receives a package in the mail from Nicholas, in the package was a new pair of glasses and a letter asking if she would reconsider the job opportunity.
She decides to return to Daleford Manor, this time without Ben’s supervision. Once she is back at Daleford Manor she feels like she is where she is supposed to be. A few days go by and Lucy is confronted by Sylvia in her bedroom. Lucy screams for help once she realizes that Sylvia is in the house and is about try and kill her. Nicholas senses danger when he hears the scream and runs towards Lucy’s room. He finds the door locked and has to kick down the door in order to get into her room. Once in the room, he sees Lucy cuddled up in the corner trembling and crying. She warns him that Sylvia is in the room. Sylvia and her small army attempt to kill Nicholas, in fact, he is heavily injured and is laying on the floor. Lucy tells him that he must get up and tells him that she needs him. Sylvia is caught and kept until she can be taken to the Assylum for the Mentally Insane. For some reason, Carl doesn’t trust Mr. Moore and decides to make sure that she arrives there safely.
After the doctor determines that Nicholas is going to survive his battle wounds, Lucy will stay with him so that she could nurse him back to health. She stays with him around the clock and reveals to him that she loves him one day while he was sleeping. A few days later things take a turn for the worse and they find themselves in trouble again when Lucy and Ben are outside talking. They are taken by a woman dressed in black by gunpoint and lead into the forest. Once they are deep in the forest, they are met with Sylvia and this strange woman in black. Nicholas isn’t too far behind and will sneak up on the lady in black. Nicholas sneaks up behind the woman and she tries to convince him that she is Marie. He told the woman that he buried Marie and knew that she wasn’t Marie. But who was she? What happens to Sylvia? Why did Ben return to Daleford Manor towards the end of the book? Will Nicholas and Lucy fall in love? What happen’s to Daleford Manor?
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