How long will Collinwood’s evil forces allow Betty Ward to search for her sister’s killer?
Heiress Betty Ward is worried about her twin sister, who eloped with Jeremy Frene. She follows them from Paris to the Frene estate at Collinwood — but arrives too late. Her twin is dead, the victim of a mysterious illness. Her body has been sealed in a crystal coffin and is kept in a darkened room. Jeremy swears that her ghost returns to the castle each night, and so he refuses to bury the coffin.
Betty is convinced her sister’s death was not a natural one. Jeremy’s aunt opposed the marriage, and her ally against the couple seems to have been Quentin Collins, a suspected werewolf.
Betty turns to Barnabas Collins for help, despite the rumors that he is a vampire. But she does not realize that, by doing so, she has placed herself in mortal danger …