By Betty Ren Wright
Christina isn't waiting for spending the summer season with Uncle Ralph. She dreads the lengthy days within the spooky, remoted Victorian mansion particularly simply because Uncle Ralph dislikes her and there are not any childen within sight to play with. issues switch, notwithstanding, while she sees the ghostly determine of a small, unhappy boy who mysteriously disappears earlier than she will be able to seek advice from him. confident that he's a ghost, Christina units out to find why he's there. may perhaps he be associated with the murders that occurred in the home thirty years earlier than? And what evil, chilling presence is lurking within the attic? Betty Ren Wright adroitly combines a suspenseful story fo the supernatural with the touching tale of 2 very assorted those that discover ways to like one another.
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In the quiet that followed, she could hear her heart thudding. She leaned against the wall. At the other end of the hall, her bedroom door stood open, offering safety, but her legs wouldn't carry her there. What had happened? she wondered numbly. What was there, on the other side of the attic door? She'd felt as if she were drowning in that avalanche of sound and chilling wind. She took a shaky step, then raced to the stairs and down to the front door, her feet pounding furiously. " Uncle Ralph shouted from his study, but she kept on running, letting the door slam behind her.
She held out her arms, and Chris ran into them. Then Grandma hugged and kissed Uncle Ralph. " she exclaimed. " "I've learned how to swim longer distances," Chris told her. " Uncle Ralph sat on the edge of the bed and took Grandma's hand. " "Fine, except for the arthritis," Grandma said. "Bored. " She brushed off the rest of their questions, after telling them she was starting appointments at the arthritis clinic tomorrow. When her treatments were finished, she could go home. "And you'll be there," she said, giving Chris 46 CHRISTINA'S GHOST another squeeze.
But she didn't say it. Bringing sunshine into another person's life was tricky enough without that person knowing what you were up to.