Saturday, March 6, 2010
Breathe: A Ghost Story by Cliff McNish
Jack and his mother move into an old house inhabited by four ghost children and one Ghost Mother. Jack is the first person living in the house has ever been able to sense the ghosts and the children are hopeful that he'll be able to help them escape and rejoin their loved ones on the Other Side. The Ghost Mother has captured all of the children's souls and is slowly feeding on them to extend her time on Earth and to keep herself out of the Nightmare Passage, a place for lost souls. She is also looking for a child to love after the death of he daughter many years before and once she finds out that Jack can see her she hopes that he will become her new child. But Jack quickly figures out that the Ghost Mother is dangerous to everyone, human and ghost. But before he can do anything the Ghost Mother possesses his own mum and he has to find a way to save them all.