IN THIS FIRST BOOK IN THE HAUNTING YORK TRILOGY, DAN TRIES TO SHED SOME LIGHT UPON THE SHADOWS ON THE WALL... Dan is confused but thrilled when his parents decide to take a family vacation to York, England, right in the middle of the school year. But his excitement turns to dread when he discovers a terrible family secret that threatens to destroy everything. As if Dan doesn't have enough to worry about, the ancient Roman ruins of York are alive with ghosts of Roman soldiers, and they all seem to be reaching out to him. Could they be trying to tell him something? And what d the local gypsies have to do with it all? Do they know something about Dan's future that he doesn't?
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor has written more than 135 books, including the Newbery Award–winning Shiloh and its sequels, the Alice series, Roxie and the Hooligans, and Roxie and the Hooligans at Buzzard’s Roost. She lives in Gaithersburg, Maryland. To hear from Phyllis and find out more about Alice, visit AliceMcKinley.com.
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (January 1, 2002)