Publisher: Shane Morton
When sophomore Bobby Wolfe causes a fire in his college dormitory, he begins an extraordinary off-campus adventure that soon becomes the stuff of on-campus legend. Forced to find housing off-campus, Bobby discovers a room-and-board opportunity ripped from the pages of the gothic novels he loves: Oversee the repairs of Lovett mansion, the ominous, forgotten property on the far-edge of town. With its overgrown expansive grounds and neglected interiors, the Lovett mansion job could take years (or at least until Bobby’s graduation) and so the young theater major agrees. Upon his arrival, Bobby meets the property’s reclusive owner, Adam Lovett. A shut-in who hides in the dark corners of the house, Mr. Lovett piques Bobby’s curiosity with his odd speech and age-old vernacular. However, Adam Lovett’s world-weary burdens combined with youth and beauty is what intrigues Bobby more. Who ...