Mara Hawthorne found the perfect attic apartment in a small town far away from the heartbreaks of her former life in New York City. Her new home has everything she needs: an abundance of natural light for painting, a handsome landlord, peace and quiet. But something secret hides in the shadows and watches her every move. All her life, she has wished for nothing more than someone to love, someone who would love her and never leave her. Be careful what you wish for… Authors Note: This a an erotic horror novella -- it contains explicit sex and some violence. It should be read by mature audiences only.