The Secret of Stonehouse Author:Lynn Hall "Why did we have to leave Scotland? And why won't Donald tell me why?" The perplexing questions whirled in Heather McKenna's mind as she stared at the alien Wisconsin farmland. — Being torn from the peaceful Highlands farm that had been home since her father had mysteriously abandoned her years ago was bad enough. But now Donald, honest... more », dependable Donald who had raised her a tenderly as if she were his own, had become strange and secretive. Heather felt fear as well as loneliness growing within her.
The loneliness eased slightly as she became friends with Gus and his gray mare, Cloudy. But the fear continued to grow, fed by Donald's increased deceitfulness, Heather's own inexplicable fascination with the deserted Stonehouse estate, and a series of near-tragic accidents that culminate one terror-filled night when Heather faces an unknown intruder alone.« less