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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Enhanced eBook: At the Sign of the Jack o' Lantern by Myrtle Reed


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For newlyweds Harlan and Dorothy Carr, inheriting a grand country home from a distant relative seems like a dream come true—a chance for respite from the hustle and bustle of New York City, for Harlan to pen his first novel in peaceful quiet, and for Dorothy to try her hand at farming. But Uncle Ebeneezer’s house is nothing like they imagined, and quickly turns out to be more than they bargained for!

For one thing, Dorothy swears the eyes of Uncle Ebeneezer’s portrait are watching her—in fact, she can’t help but feel that Uncle has never really left the house at all. For another, a beautiful woman who seems to have stepped right out of the pages of Harlan’s novel appears at their doorstep, and immediately causes tension between the newlyweds. And a stream of eccentric visitors claiming to be Uncle Ebeneezer’s other relations begin arriving,  driving Dorothy and Harlan to distraction by day, and secretly searching for the treasure they’re sure Uncle Ebeneezer left behind by night. Add to that a superstitious housekeeper, a cat who may or may not have come back from the dead, and a devious plan for revenge served from beyond the grave, and you’ve got the ingredients for a hilariously haunting good time!

Originally published in 1902, At the Sign of the Jack o’ Lantern is an enchanting blend of humor, mystery, and tongue-in-cheek social commentary from the bestselling author of Lavender and Old Lace. The Legacy Vintage Collection Enhanced Edition has been professionally edited and formatted for your favorite e-reader and features a fun collection of full-color vintage Halloween postcards.

215 pages

Bonus Content: Gallery of full-color vintage Halloween postcards