Isabella Rodriguez is thrilled that she and her sister get to spend a week with their aunt in sunny Los Angeles, California. A budding photographer, Isa keeps her camera at the ready to capture all the iconic sights—especially those of the historic Hollywood neighborhood where her aunt lives. After one of Isa’s photos shows a mysterious shadowy figure, she learns that Hollywood Hills is haunted. Now the ghost in the photo won’t leave Isa alone. She’s trying to communicate with Isa . . . but what does she want?
Every state has its own spine-tingling stories of ghosts and mysterious hauntings grounded in its regional history. The Haunted States of America series uses real-life ghost lore as jumping-off points to new, chilling tales. An author’s note provides historical origins and fascinating facts, but beware: sometimes real life is stranger than fiction.
About the Author
Thomas Kingsley Troupe has been making up stories ever since he was in short pants. As an “adult,” he’s the author of a whole lot of books for kids. When he’s not writing, he enjoys movies, biking, taking naps, and hunting ghosts as a member of the Twin Cities Paranormal Society. Raised in “Nordeast” Minneapolis, he now lives in Woodbury, Minnesota with his awe-inspiring family.