Exploring a sacred Indian burial ground in the middle of the night isn't Karen's idea of a great start to the holidays. But she lets her brother talk her into it and that night they row across the lake to the forbidden island.What they find there plunges them into a world they never thought existed; a world where past and present blend and the spirits of the dead communicate with the living.With the help of John's school friend, Weird Noah, an expert on the supernatural, Karen and John try to unravel the mystery which suddenly invades their lives and fills their home with strange happenings. Fascinated and afraid, Karen is forced to confront the tragic events in her life that she has refused to face up to now.
William Bell is an English teacher in Ontario, Canada. He is the author of Crabbe; Metal Head; Absolutely Invincible!; Death Wind; and Forbidden City.
'Next to Harry Potter, the best book I have ever read.'-- Emma Irwin, age 10'This exciting story will appeal to children aged 10-15.'-- Cygnus Review'The story has its own logic and poignancy, and plenty of action which should ensure its appeal to both boys and girls.'-- Linda Newbery, Armadillo, Autumn 2000