Nine of the Goode children go to spend the summer with their Aunt in the small town of Blakewood where their parents grew up. The oldest, Bethany, takes a summer job with their Uncle Dean in the General Store, using her free time to catch up on school work. Gwen, the towns Miss Popular, immediately takes a disliking to Bethany on account of their family history.
Everything seems perfectly normal until a week after they arrive, and that's when the animals start attacking. Everyone from the age of ten and up are getting attacked by all sorts of animals. All except the Goode kids and Liam Finnigan, a young groundskeeper for the Blakewood Mansion.
Rumors start spreading that Bethany and her siblings are the reason behind it all and people start to turn against them. Liam and Bethany both know the only way to save not only their families but the rest of the town is to get to the bottom of it all, which means uncovering the deep secrets of the bitter connection between three families and hundreds of years of dust.
What secrets does the Blakewood Mansion hold?..........