Author: Marcus Sedgwick

Publisher: Barrington Stoke

ISBN: 9781800901926

About the book

On holiday in Yorkshire, James is bored out of his mind being dragged around various old ruins as his dad tries to trace his family's roots. Then one day as his parents bicker and his moody teenage brother ignores him, James hears mischievous laughter and the ghost of a young girl appears to him at Crackpot Hall. When the girl first urges James to follow her, he's afraid and runs away. But when she appears again after another argument between James and his brother, he goes after her, leading to a gruesome discovery that reveals a terrible truth about his family.

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Other books by the author:

  • Wrath (2022)
  • Dark Peak (2021)
  • Snowflake AZ (2019)
  • Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black (2019). Coauthored with Julian Sedgwick and Alexis Deacon (illustrator)
  • The monsters we deserve (2018)
  • Saint Death (2016)
  • The ghosts of heaven (2014)

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