Serafina lives in the basement of the Biltmore House with her father, the estate caretaker.  She is not an ordinary girl, however, with golden eyes and a preference for roaming the house and nearby forests at night.  Desperate to uncover the puzzle of her past and destined to be the Protector of Biltmore, Serafina has many challenges to face to save her home and loved ones from evil forces that would destroy it.  Beatty's trilogy for readers 11+ is a dark, yet engaging story of mystery, danger, and destiny.