10/30/13 - 3:02pm
Everything checked out fine.
You made a sweep of the house at bedtime, nothing amiss. Security, check. No problems, check, and you locked the door.
Didn’t you? When you jolted awake at three o’dark in the morning, hearing something that wasn’t there, you wondered. Are you alone? Safe? Or, as in the new book “This House is Haunted” by John Boyne (c.2013, Other Press, $14.95, 293 pages), do you have unseen company?
Charles Dickens killed her father.