Debbie Garneau Griffin grew up on a small farmstead in Fair Haven, Vermont. After moving her elderly mother to a nursing home, Debbie discovered that their property had once been a waystation on the Underground Railroad.
The Eternal Conductor:In 1850, twelve-year-old fugitive slave, Samuel Prescott and his family seek shelter from a midnight storm at a farm in Fairhaven, Vermont. Emma and Gabe Hopper sequester the fugitives in their barn. Several days later, Gabe and his son, Luke, embark upon the next dangerous stage to transport the Prescotts to freedom. But evil lurks in the shadows. The devastating aftermath of that ill-fated journey will impact families all the way to the present day.
In 1999, DeeDee Williams is faced with the daunting task of moving her mother to a nursing home from their Vermont farmstead. While cleaning out the property, DeeDee discovers it had once been a stop along the Underground Railroad. In the process, DeeDee learns the truth about the dangerous spirit haunting the property. Then a twist of fate brings her face-to-face with a living reminder of those long-ago tragic events.
Debbie and her husband live in a historic gold-rush town in the Sierra foothills.