Author – Jennifer Walsh
Age – 9+
As Kitty and her friends are playing on a beach at low tide, they discover a set of tunnels in the cliffs. They soon realise they are beneath a run down mansion the local kids call The Haunted House.
Back at school, Kitty is given a school project about local history. She decides to interview a local woman called Clarrisa Gordon at the old folks home. Clarrisa speaks in riddles and tells Kitty she was the mistress of Tarcoola – the same house they call haunted. As Kitty investigates Clarrisa’s past and her connection to the mysterious mansion, the tension of the story builds, with many secrets hidden in the house and Clarrisa’s memories.
(Mystery, Friendship, Historical)