Christina, and her sister, are going to stay with their grandmother for the summer, but when Christina's grandmother becomes sick, she must go stay with her grumpy Uncle Ralph. Christina is miserable living with her Uncle Ralph in the isolated, spooky mansion, where he is house-sitting for the summer. Things begin to change when she sees a ghost figure of a small boy for a split second. Convinced that he is a ghost, Christina decides to find out why he is inhabiting the house. Christina discovers that 30 years ago, a boy, and his parents, were murdered. Christina tries to find out if the ghost she saw is the boy who was murdered. She convinces her Uncle to help her, after he encounters a chilling presence lurking in the attic. Once Christina, and her Uncle, begin to solve this mystery together, they to learn to like each other.
Similar books: Something Upstairs by Avi; Rosemary's Witch by Ann Turner and The Ghosts of Mercy Manor by Betty Ren Wright
Date read: 4/13/2009