Eglantine: A Paranormal Adventure by Catherine Jinks

By Catherine Jinks

Allie Gebhardt proposal sharing a room together with her more youthful brother Bethan used to be undesirable adequate, yet sharing a room with a ghost proves to be down correct frightful. during this deliciously spooky story, Allie’s relatives is haunted through Eglantine Higgins, the ghost of a tender lady who used to reside of their condo. After mysterious writings seem at the partitions of Bethan’s room, Bethan strikes in along with his older sister, a lot to her dismay. annoyed by means of her more youthful brother, Allie turns into decided to cast off the undesirable visitor in Bethan’s room. This suspenseful story combines secret, cleverness, and somewhat of humor to create a frightfully enjoyable ghost tale for more youthful readers.

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Bits of rice sprayed all over the table as he spoke. Politely, Trish ignored them – or perhaps she didn’t see them. She’s a vague sort of person when it comes to things like electricity bills and table manners. Though she can be quite sharp about people’s feelings. 27 Eglantine—pages 14/11/06 12:42 PM Page 28 She looks a little like a ghost herself, with her pale, skinny face and floating hair and layers of drifting shawls and scarves and Indian cotton skirts. ‘I don’t think it’s likely, Bethan,’ she responded, with the utmost sincerity.

47 Eglantine—pages 14/11/06 12:42 PM Page 48 ‘Well,’ I said witheringly, ‘neither do I. ’ After that, we trudged down to breakfast and went to school. Actually, I did sympathise with Bethan. I even let him have the last pancake that morning. But when I got to school I began to regret my generosity, because by the time recess rolled around, it had become glaringly obvious that Bethan had been shooting his mouth off about having a ghost in the house. First Malcolm Morling approached me and made stupid ‘ooing’ sounds as he fluttered his hands.

On Wednesday, she heard from Amy Driscoll that I was living in a haunted house. When she asked me about it, and I growled at her, she seemed surprised. ’ she wanted to know. ’ ‘Sorry,’ I said. ’ ‘Have they? ’ ‘I don’t want to talk about it. ’ But Michelle dragged it out of me – I don’t know how. She can be very persuasive. I told her about the writing, and about Sylvia Klineberg, and about Eglantine Higgins. I told her about the book from under the stairs, and Eglantine’s fairytale. By the time I had finished, Michelle was more excited than I’d ever seen her.

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