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The House on Tradd Street (Paperback) by Karen White
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Melanie Middleton is a control freak real estate agent who finds her life turned upside down after a stranger bequeaths to her an old house in South Carolina. The stranger's will stipulates that she cannot sell the home until she spends a year renovating it. Melanie gets to work rebuilding, and is soon dealing with visitations from both a handsome journalist and the spirit world.
A brilliant, chilling series debut, featuring a Charleston real estate agent who loves old houses?and the secret histories inside them. Practical Melanie Middleton hates to admit she can see ghosts. But she's going to have to accept it. An old man she recently met has died, leaving her his historic Tradd Street home, complete with housekeeper, dog?and a family of ghosts anxious to tell her their secrets. Enter Jack Trenholm, a gorgeous writer obsessed with unsolved mysteries. He has reason to believe that diamonds from the Confederate Treasury are hidden in the house. So he turns the charm on with Melanie, only to discover he's the smitten one... It turns out Jack's search has caught the attention of a malevolent ghost. Now, Jack and Melanie must unravel a mystery of passion, heartbreak?and even murder.
Number of Pages: 339
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
Publisher: New Amer Library
Author: Karen White
Street Date: November 4, 2008
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-2173