Witness Tree and the Shadow of the Noose by K E M Johnston
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Witness Tree and the Shadow of the Noose
By K E M Johnston

The Witness Tree and the Shadow of the Noose

Mystery, Lies, and Spies in Manassas

By (author) See other recent books by K E M Johnston
Format: Paperback / softback

Normal Price: $17.03
Your Price: $15.33 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $1.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.77 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 8-11 days

Witness Tree and the Shadow of the Noose by K E M Johnston

Book Description

Jake Salmon's family has moved to a creepy, cramped house in historic Manassas, on the outskirts of the famous Civil War battlefield. Outside his bedroom window stands an old oak tree where, by night, a street lamp throws a shadow from the tree onto his closet door in the appearance of a hang-man's noose. Late one night, Jake hears footsteps in the basement. Convinced there's a killer hiding in his house, he does what any other twelve-year-old would do. He ducks under his pillow and hides. But when he witnesses a man running across their snow-covered lawn without leaving any footprints, Jake is faced with the possibility that the axe-wielding madman may in fact be a ghost. Not exactly something you're open to in middle school. Ghosts aren't real. They're right up there with fairies and goblins and monsters in the closet. Right? However, after the previous homeowner confirms dangerous encounters with the ghost of Confederate soldier Thomas Garnet, Jake, along with his friend Raj, and his younger brother and Civil War buff, Danny, sets out to uncover the mystery. At the Manassas battlefield museum where Jake's mom works as a curator, the boys discover diary entries shedding light on Tom Garnet's fate. Can the boys solve this mystery of history?

Buy Witness Tree and the Shadow of the Noose book by K E M Johnston from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781572493971
ISBN-10: 1572493976
Format: Paperback / softback
(214mm x 140mm x 7mm)
Pages: 111
Imprint: White Mane Publishing Company
Publisher: White Mane Publishing Company
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Witness Tree and the Shadow of the Noose book by K E M Johnston and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by K E M Johnston close
BoomerangBooks.com.au close