Return to the house on Tradd Street for one last time as the bestselling series featuring psychic medium Melanie Trenholm comes to a hauntingly spectacular finale.
After the devastating events of the past few months, the last thing Melanie Trenholm wants is to think about the future. Why, when her husband, Jack, has asked for a separation—a separation that might have been her fault? Nevertheless, with twin toddlers, a stepdaughter leaving for college soon, a real estate career to resume and a historic home that is still being restored, Melanie doesn’t have much time to wonder where it all went wrong—but that doesn’t stop her from trying to win her husband back.
Their relationship issues are pushed aside, however, when longtime nemesis, Marc Longo, comes to them with a proposition: allow their Tradd Street house to be used as the filming location for the movie adaptation of Marc’s bestselling book, and he will help Jack re-establish his stalled writing career. Despite Melanie’s hesitation, Jack jumps at the chance. But Melanie’s doubts soon prove to be well founded when she uncovers ulterior reasons for Marc wanting to be back in their house—reasons that include a hidden gem so brilliant that legend links it to the most infamous jewel of all, the Hope Diamond.
But Melanie has an unexpected ally in protecting the house and its inhabitants—the ghost of a Civil War era girl warns her of increasing threats to her family. But she’s not the only spirit who is haunting Melanie. A malevolent ghost seems determined to stop Melanie from investigating the decades-old murder of a friend’s sister, and this spirit will stop at nothing to protect its secrets—even from beyond the grave.
Melanie and Jack must work together to find the answers before evil spirits of past and present destroy everything they love.
About the Author
Karen White is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty-five novels, including the Tradd Street series, The Last Night in London, Dreams of Falling, The Night the Lights Went Out, Flight Patterns, The Sound of Glass, A Long Time Gone, and The Time Between. She is the coauthor of All the Ways We Said Goodbye, The Glass Ocean, and The Forgotten Room with New York Times bestselling authors Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig. She grew up in London but now lives with her husband and a spoiled Havanese dog near Atlanta, Georgia.
“White finishes her Tradd Street series with panache…Charleston and its rich history provide a lovely backdrop to this tale of mystery, romance, and danger.”—Kirkus Reviews
"White neatly and efficiently ties up all the plotlines...Longtime fans will be satisfied."—Publishers Weekly
“The blend of supernatural elements, mystery, and Southern women’s fiction reads like a combination of Victoria Laurie and Mary Alice Monroe.”—Booklist
“The Attic on Queen Street is ripe with family dynamics, a murder mystery, intrigue, and apparitions from the past, that just might help bring some much-needed closure to unfinished business for family and friends...For admirers of White and her Tradd Street novels, The Attic on Queen Street will literally reveal a hidden gem, while providing a bittersweet farewell. Fear not faithful followers, I bring you novel tidings of great joy. A few of White’s characters may find new life in another city full of southern charm.”—Holy City Sinner
"White has created a more than satisfactory end to a fun and entertaining series while somehow tying up all the loose ends."—Jacksonville.com