An absorbing tale of the paranormal by an acclaimed author. It's while staying at his Great Aunt Rosie's house during the summer holidays that Olly first comes across Old Ronnie, the ramshackle tenant of derelict Minglo Hall, Old Ronnie sees something special in Olly, inviting him to try his precious "hat", an ancient helmet. When Olly puts it on, he has the strange sensation of living inside someone else's memory. It's just one of a number of odd events and discoveries that seem to be creating a mysterious link between past, present and future. Olly's hippy Uncle Martin reckons there's a time ghost out there, trying to make contact, But why? And what is the time ghost's message? And where will it all end?
Charles Ashton is the author of The Dragon Fire Trilogy – Jet Smoke and Dragon Fire (shortlisted for both the Guardian Children's Fiction Award and the W. H. Smith Mind Boggling Books Award), Into the Spiral and The Shining Bridge – as well as the novel Billy's Drift, and, for younger readers, The Giant's Boot (shortlisted for the Smarties Book Prize), The Boy Who Was a Bear and The Snow Door.