Great Summer Reads Countdown with @lovingthebook
Day 11 – Stevie-girl and the Phantom Pilot by Ann Swann
pay the bills she has waited tables, delivered newspapers, cleaned other
people’s houses, taught school, and had a stint as a secretary in a rock-n-roll
radio station. She also worked as a 911 operator and a police dispatcher.
Her fiction began to win awards during her college days. Since then she’s
published several short stories, novels, and novellas. She’s always reading and
always writing, but even if she never sold another story, Ann would not stop
writing. For her it’s a necessity, like breathing. Most of the time, it even
keeps her sane.
you, do not go in the spooky old house…
When a small planes crashes behind Jase’s rural home, the ghost of the pilot
begins to haunt him. Jase can’t figure out what to do until the day he sees his
classmate, Stevie-girl, enter the legendary haunted house. That’s when he
decides if anyone can help him solve the mystery, she’s the one.
whisper. “We all are.”
left his mouth. A gust caused Lady to shift her feet as the chill air ruffled
her fur. The moonlight fell in slanted beams.
that awful silence. “Sure you don’t you want to sit in my dad’s truck?”
I have to go.” He smoothed her fur absently. “She’s been there before.”
half-dead beside the road, the victim of a hit-and-run driver.
His eyes were the same silvery color as his hair.
over my shoulder thankful to see the pulsing strobes. “Here!” I waved my
flashlight at the emergency vehicle.
across the field.