A chilling ghost story told, with humour by a well-known Irish author and storyteller.
Twelve-year-old Cian has recently inherited his great-uncle’s spooky manor house. On his first visit he senses a chill in the air, then sees an eerie blue glow from outside his bedroom window. Cian discovers that the house, and those within it, are under a terrible curse dating back to the reign of King Henry VIII of England. Because of his name, only he, Cian, has the power to lift it. He has to enlist the help of his younger, but fearless sister and together they overcome the power and the danger of an immovable force. Action-packed, this is a fast-moving and unputdownable thriller.
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‘Action-packed, unputdownable…’ Independent on SundayFrom the Back Cover:
''Twenty minutes to kick this spook up the backside and send him crawling back to his corner for good,' I said. Brave words. Inside my head, my brains were freaking out.'
Cian O'Horgan inherits a gloomy house from his great-uncle. Late at night, Cian senses a chill in the air, then sees a mysterious blue light glowing in the shrubbery. He has a distinctly creepy feeling that the house is haunted…Disturbing and mysterious events follow as Cian and his lively younger sister, Jo, try and find out just who or what is spooking the place. They witness dangers from the past which they 'have' to stop becoming dangers of the future. But can they survive the sheer evil force of the ghost of Captain Grimstone, as he tries to reclaim the Tudor treasure?
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Book Description Harper UK, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006754805