By Gertrude Chandler Warner
The Alden teenagers knew they might be investigating a secret at Eton position, yet they'd no thought there will be a ghost there, too! An previous relatives buddy, Norah Eton, believes there's a worthwhile piece of knickknack hidden someplace on her estate.
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It didn’t take the Aldens lengthy to unpack. They have been looking forward to Violet to complete brushing her hair whilst Benny cried, “Look! ” He used to be peering via one of many fan-shaped home windows. Jessie may perhaps inform via her little brother’s face that anything had startled him. “What’s occurring, Benny? ” she requested, stepping up beside him. “Look down there! ” Benny stated, his eyes broad. “What is it? ” Henry moved quickly over, with Violet shut in the back of. “It’s a bridge! ” declared Benny. The Aldens huddled round, straining to work out out into the collection darkness. certain sufficient, the shadowy define of a curved stone bridge can be visible in a miles nook of the yard. “There needs to be a creek in the back of the house,” famous Henry. Violet acknowledged, “I can’t determine, yet i believe that’s the bridge that was once within the newspaper. ” “Got to be,” stated Jessie. “That’s the only Spence Morton desires to purchase. I’m definite of it. ” Benny nodded. “I guess it’s the haunted bridge Darlene used to be speaking approximately. We’re now not alleged to pass fishing from it, take note? ” “Of path we will cross fishing from it, Benny,” Henry insisted. “The bridge isn’t haunted. ” “No one is going fishing from that bridge,” stated a voice in the back of them. “No one does. Ever. ” bankruptcy 2 an odd Verse Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny rotated speedy in shock. a tender woman approximately Violet’s age was once status on the opened door, observing them. She used to be donning denims and a eco-friendly T-shirt. Her blond curls have been held again from her face with a beaded scarf. “You needs to be Pam,” Jessie acknowledged with a pleasant smile. “That’s correct. and also you has to be the Aldens. ” “Yes. I’m Jessie, and this can be Henry, Benny, and Violet. ” Jessie motioned to her brothers and sister in flip. “I don’t get it,” stated Henry. “Why doesn’t a person cross fishing from—” sooner than Henry might end his inspiration, Pam wheeled round and walked off. The Aldens checked out each other in confusion. “Pam certain appeared in a rush to get away,” Violet acknowledged with a wondered frown. “I wager she didn’t are looking to speak about the bridge,” acknowledged Jessie. “I ask yourself why. ” Henry shrugged. “Beats me. ” “I guess it really is haunted,” Benny stated in a hushed voice. “I simply guess! ” “Help your self to extra meatballs, Benny,” Norah advised at dinner. The youngest Alden didn’t must be coaxed. “Thanks,” he acknowledged, eagerly including a couple of extra to his plate of spaghetti. Mrs. McGregor became to Norah’s great-niece. “You’ve fairly grown in view that I observed you final, Pam,” she acknowledged with a hot smile. “Time convinced flies, doesn’t it? ” Norah took the basket of garlic bread that Violet passed her. “Pam used to be just a boy or girl while she spent her first summer season with me. ” Norah reached out and gave her niece an affectionate pat at the arm. Violet appeared over at Pam. “You needs to pass over your mom and dad. ” Pam’s face grew to become crimson and she or he diminished her eyes. “We leave out Grandfather at any time when he is going away on business,” Benny chimed in as he wiped tomato sauce from his chin. Pam appeared glumly at her plate. “Who wishes mom and dad round for all time? ” The Aldens have been stunned via her phrases, yet they didn’t say whatever. simply then, a tender lady in a yellow halter best and matching shorts got here into the room.