It is 1995, and Montreal is tense as citizens await a referendum to secede from Canada. Amidst the tumult, freshly divorced mother, Alexandra Brighton, flees California with her child, Samuel, to vacation in a privileged enclave of vacation homes outside the city. But, little is what it appears in the home of charming hosts, Ruth and Ramey Sandeley, where modern conveniences meet with ancient rituals.
On the night of their arrival, the mother and son are rowed to stay in a mysterious Victorian on an isolated island. The frightening experience sets Alexandra on a mission to learn the secrets of Black Lake. As the Summer Solstice grows near, seductive schemers draw her deep into a web of sinister intentions. But, Alexandra has her own secret. And, she must face the demons – if she and her child are to survive.
The Contemporary Gothic Suspense explores adultery, forced love, older women/younger men, debauched rock stars, tattooed and pierced bad-boys, obsessive, possessive, jealous alphas, love triangles, incest, and other taboos haunting tale.