When Danny moved to Blackbriar, he thought the house would be quiet and peaceful, a change from the big city. But there’s something sinister about the house, something…strange. Danny begins to dream of fires and witches. Night after night he is awakened by a peal of laughter that seems to belong to a different place and time. Then Danny and his friend Lark discover an ancient doll abandoned in a corner of the house. They know it has something to do with the mysteries of Blackbriar – but they don;t realise it will lead them to a secret more awful than they can imagine and a mystery that could take their lives to solve..