The Haunting of Hiram

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Macmillan Children's Books

Publication date: 10.09.2015
ISBN: 9781447265672
Number of pages: 192

Synopsis

'I will buy your castle,' declared Hiram C. Hopgood. 'But only if there are no ghosts!'

Alex MacBuff can't afford to keep his beloved Castle Carra, and an American millionaire has made him an offer he can't refuse. The castle is shipped all the way to Texas, but its ghostly inhabitants, including Krok the Viking warrior and a hell-hound called Cyril, follow their home across the Atlantic. How can Alex stop them haunting Hiram and also save the millionaire's daughter from an evil ransom plot?

With beautiful cover illustration by Alex T. Smith, creator of the Claude series, The Haunting of Hiram is a wonderfully spooky young-fiction title from the award-winning author of Journey to the River Sea, Eva Ibbotson.

'Funny, gripping, charming and completely irresistable' Amanda Craig

'Eva Ibbotson weaves a magic like no other' Michael Morpurgo