Libby's Uninvited Guest Author:Catherine Woolley With a sure hand this practiced writer builds an intriguing mystery around the appearance of a puzzling nighttime intruder. Libby and her family come to Cape Cod for the holidays, looking forward to the serenity of a country Christmas. Then, late Christmas Eve, Libby is frightened by a bulky figure stealthily leaving the house, and the atmosph... more »ere changes.
Indignantly Libby decides she will find out who has been using their attic for a refuge. The suspects are limited, for few people are in the vicinity at this time of year. The McCombs across the road are loyal neighbors, although their son Bill has easy access to the house. The visiting English archeologist has a fondness for long walks, but his eccentric behavior is no crime.
Skillfully Catherine Woolley leaves a trail of clues that include a missing copy of Tom Sawyer, a sacred Indian rock, and unidentified keys. As Libby uncovers them, one by one, the sense of menace grow, and always in the background there is the brooding beauty of a lonely wintry world.« less