The House at Midnight : After the suicide of his uncle, a successful art dealer, Lucas Heathfield inherits Stoneborough Manor in Oxfordshire. He imagines it as a place where he and his tight-knit group of friends can spend time away from London. Soon after their first visit on New Year's Eve, Lucas risks his close friendship with Joanna to declare his love for her. Everyone is delighted - they seem a perfect match. But Joanna begins to sense that the house is having a strange effect on Lucas. He is haunted by the death of his uncle and obsessed with home movies made at Stoneborough thirty years earlier. Caught on film is a young group that seems disturbingly similar to their own, and as the reels spool out, so does a devastating revelation about Lucas's family. Though the friendsstruggle to pull free from the house's dark influence, desire and betrayal pervade their hot, decadent summer at the claustrophobic manor. As secrets slide out of the past and sexual tensions escalate, The House at Midnight builds to a breathtaking climax - one that will shatter the group's friendship and change their lives forever.