From best-selling author and master storyteller Mary Downing Hahn
Twelve-year-old Florence looks forward to a new life with her great uncle and aunt at Crutchfield Hall, certain it’s bound to be better than the grim orphanage she has lived in since her parents’ death. But Florence doesn't expect the ghost of her cousin Sophia, who haunts the cavernous rooms and dimly lit hallways of Crutchfield and concocts a plan to use Florence to help her achieve her murderous goals. Will Florence be able to convince the others in the household of the imminent danger and stop Sophia before it's too late?
* "Hahn is a master of the supernatural tale, and her legions of fans will revel in this chilling volume, reminiscent of Dickens and Poe."
—Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"A deliciously spine-tingling tale that even the most reluctant readers will enjoy."
—School Library Journal
"A truly scary period tale."
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