Claire doesn't believe in ghosts, even though her dad is a ghost hunter on TV. But then her dad disappears. And a strange boy in her class, Lucas, knows something about ghosts. One of them has a message for her: Her dad has been taken, and he's in grave danger. Together, Claire and Lucas set out for the town of Hush Falls, where her dad was last seen. Legend says that a tall man in a dark tattered coat lurks near the reservoir in town, and anyone who gets too close to old Lemuel Hush is never heard from again. Claire and Lucas are determined to rescue Claire's father. But how can they save him from the ghost of Hush when everyone knows that seeing the ghost means that you're destined to die ...
Haunted places -- Juvenile fiction.
Middle school students -- Juvenile fiction.
Missing persons -- Investigation -- Juvenile fiction.
Parapsychology -- Investigation -- Juvenile fiction.