The Carriage House by Carla Neggers

The Carriage House (©2001)

by Carla Neggers

Fun and a little hard work. That's all Tess Haviland had in mind when Ike Grantham paid her for her graphic design work with the run down, ninetheenth centruy carriage house on Boston's North shore.
      Then Ike disappeared, and now Tess finds herself with much more than a simple weekend project to get her out of the city. It's not just the rumors that the carriage house is haunted—it's the neighbors: six-year-old Dolly Thorne, her reclusive babysitter, Harley Beckett...and especially Dolly's father, Andrew Thorne, who has his own ideas about why Tess has truned up next door.
      But when Tesds discovers a human skeleton in her dirt cellar, she gegins to ask questions about the history of the carriage house, the untimely death of Andrew's wife...and

Ike's disappearance. Questions a desperate killer wants to silence before the truth reveals that someone got away with murder.