time, Frank said, as he stood by the spiked wrought-iron fence that guarded
the front yard. I thought youd chicken out, he added with a
You wish, Kathy shot back.
In fact, it
was Kathy Henley who wished she had chickened out. More than anything, Kathy is
afraid of the dark and midnight whispers-the ones that only she seems to hear.
So how did she get talked into ghost-hunting in the middle of the night with her
brother David and with Frank, his obnoxious new friend?
Maybe if all they
had found was a ghost, things would have been different. Instead, they found something
else-or something else found them. Thats when everything changed.
its 1879 and Boulder, Colorado, is no longer a thriving city but a small,
dusty town filled with horses, mules, and wagons. With no food or money, and wearing
conspicuously modern clothes, the trio has only a riddle to help them-a riddle
no one can fully remember, no matter how hard they try, that warns of an impending
doom. Drawn into the mountains toward the deep-rock mining camps, they scramble
to solve the riddle . . . and find a way home.
Reading Tub: The plot grabs the reader immediately. . . . read
and Worlds: As soon as this book arrived, I was so intrigued that I
put aside what I was reading to start it. I wasnt disappointed. . . .Whether
you like mystery, fantasy, or your tastes run towards historical fiction, theres
something here for everyone. . . . read
Amazon.com reviewer Deborah Carstensen: Riddle in the
Mountain is a great adventure. . . . I love the fact that the protagonist
is a girl, brave, smart and resourceful. . . . [Burkhard] did a great job of researching
her material. Its fun and easy to read. read