After his wife's sudden death, a best selling author returns to his cabin retreat where he receives paranormal visitations and becomes involved in a custody battle.
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 Mike Noonan (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Mattie Devore (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Jo Noonan (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Sara Tidwell (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Sid Noonan (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Marty (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Kyra Devore (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Bill Dean (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Max Devore (2 episodes, 2011)
Deborah Grover ...
 Rogette Whitmore (2 episodes, 2011)
Jefferson Mappin ...
 Buddy Jellison (2 episodes, 2011)
Deborah Allen ...
 Brenda Meserve (2 episodes, 2011)
Cienna Prendergast ...
 Kisha Tidwell (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Deputy George Footman (2 episodes, 2011)
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 Young Max Devore (2 episodes, 2011)
Shane Anderson ...
 Lance Devore (2 episodes, 2011)
Joel Freckelton ...
 Harold Noonan (2 episodes, 2011)
Gregory Penney ...
 Young Normal Jellison (2 episodes, 2011)
Geordie Brown ...
 Young Edgar White (2 episodes, 2011)
Aja Deeble ...
 Dean Daughter (2 episodes, 2011)
Fiona Forsythe ...
 Jellison Daughter (2 episodes, 2011)
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Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan, unable to cope after his wife's sudden death, returns to the couple's lakeside retreat in Maine, where he becomes involved in a custody battle between a young widow and her child's enormously wealthy grandfather. Mike inexplicably receives mysterious ghostly visitations, escalating nightmares and the realization that his late wife still has something to tell him. Written by nitorch

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Beware the lake.

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A guy tells Mike Noone that he is the author's "Number One Fan". It Is also used by Kathy Bates in Stephen King's "Misery". See more »

Goofs

Kyra is first shown having her front teeth. In later scenes her front teeth have fallen out. They then reappear in what seems to be too short of a time for them to have regrown indicating these scenes were shot out of order. See more »

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long winded ghost story
17 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

Bestselling novelist Mike Noonan (Pierce Brosnan)'s wife Jo (Annabeth Gish) gets run over in the street. He finds a pregnancy test on her and assumes that she cheated on him since he's infertile. Marty (Jason Priestley) is his literary agent. He is haunted by nightmares of a girl at his summer home on Dark Score Lake, Maine. He goes to stay at the cabin in the wood which had been renovated by his wife. He saves Kyra Devore from getting run over and befriends her mother Mattie (Melissa George). Mattie is in a custody battle with her wealthy father-in-law Max Devore after she killed her husband as he tried to drown Kyra. Mike has visions of a 1930s jazz singer Sara Tidwell.

Many Stephen King stories have been translated onto the screen. This is not the worst but definitely not that good. This could be a good ghost story but it needs to be compressed. Pierce Brosnan is required to fill a lot of space by himself. It does a lot of creepy but nothing actually scary.


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