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Mystery of the Crying Ghost

by Rita Hsu Syers

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Great for mystery/ghost/adventure fans. If you like Holmes, Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys, and/or Goosebumps. You will enjoy this.

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The story had a definite Steven King Graveyard Shift vibe. ( )
  artemisanoush | Jul 23, 2012 |
Chloe Wendleton loses her parents in a tragic plane crash when she was 5. She now lives with her Grandfather, the housekeeper and her beloved pets. Chloe finds it a little hard to adjust to her new surroundings. On most accounts,she is a normal 10 year old girl, except that she sees and hears things that no adult can. She is sure that her house is haunted. The ghosts of 2 children keep appearing to her but since no adult can see them, she is afraid to tell anyone. One day while going through some old newspapers, she finds an article about Sarah Jane and her brother Thomas Van Hise who vanished from their home 50 years ago. Chloe is heartbroken, she is now more determined than ever to find out what happened to the children. She devises a plan to enlist the help of her pets and her friends from school, Maya and Will. Together they embark on an courageous adventure that i'm sure they will never forget....if they live through it!!

I really enjoyed this book. Packed with mystery and action and written so that it can be enjoyed by all ages. I love the way the author incorporates the pets' point of view into the story, that's something you dont see often. The characters were strong and believeable and the story was very entertaining and well written.
I finished the book in one sitting and i honestly dont believe there was even one dull moment. I recommend this book to all and I can't wait for the next one. ( )
  Babygirl25661 | Jul 24, 2009 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0977926710, Paperback)

The eerie crying of a child and a face at the window is proof to Chloe Wendleton that her new house is haunted. She soon learns of the terrible tragedy that occurred fifty years ago…two children vanished from the house without a trace. Chloe discovers what really happened to them, but grave dangers await her and her friends as they learn of horrors hidden in darkness beneath the house…evils that must remain buried forever for the good of mankind. They uncover much more than the mystery of the crying ghost…they also learn the true nature of friendship and heroism.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:15:29 -0400)

When Chloe Wendleton moves into an old Victorian mansion, she begins to hear strange noises that no one else hears, except her pet dog and cat. She learns about a tragedy that occurred fifty years ago when two young children vanished from the house without a trace. She decides to help the children by solving the mystery of their disappearance.… (more)

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