Richard Storm reached the top of his protession, producing horror films based on classic English ghost stories. Now, with his life beginning to unravel, Richard-` searching for something to believe in. Fleeing Hollywood for London, he embarks on a desperate quest: to find evidence that the great old stories bear some truth, that the human spirit lives on after death. What he finds is Sophia, a woman caught in a nightmare more chilling than any of his film horrors. Propelled by a furious love, haunted by a terror he can barely confess to himself, Storm pursues Sophia through the labyrinth of her family´s madness and their involvement in Nazi art thefts, down a trail formed by the classic ghost stories themselves-into the very heart of the uncanny.