Ava Collette flees to a remote village in Maine, where she rents an old house named Brodie's Watch. Ava finally feels at peace - until she glimpses the long-dead sea captain who still resides there. One night, Ava confronts a ghost who feels all too real, and who welcomes her into his world - and into his arms. Even as Ava questions her own sanity, she eagerly looks forward to the captain's ghostly visits. But she soon learns that the house she loves comes with a terrible secret, a secret that those in the village don't want to reveal: every woman who has ever lived in Brodie's Watch has also died there.