The sun was setting over the vast, open fields as Emma walked down the dirt path towards her family's farm. She had been away at school for months and was finally home for the summer. As she approached the house, she could hear laughter coming from the back porch where her siblings and parents were gathered. But something felt different this time.
In the small town of Millfield, Indiana, everyone knew each other's secrets. Some were harmless and amusing, while others were better left in the dark. But no secret was as intriguing as the one surrounding the abandoned house on Elm Street. It had been untouched for years, with rumors of strange noises and unexplained occurrences scaring away any potential buyers.