HARWOOD MYSTERIES SERIES
Xan and Lucy must solve the mystery of a haunted cathedral, as Xan struggles with forgiveness and confronts an event that could change the direction of his life.
An ill-fated journey, a long-lost uncle, and a mysterious cathedral mark the next chapter in the life of Xan, an orphan in search of his destiny. For a year, he has lived in the care of Benedictine monks at Harwood Abbey. Now he learns that he has an uncle, said to live in the far-off city of Lincoln. Will Xan survive the trip alongside the prisoner Carlo and his cruel guards? Will he find Uncle William? And why is Xan drawn to the spirit that haunts Lincoln Cathedral—could a ghost reconnect Xan with his dead parents? With Lucy and some new friends at his side, Xan must solve the mystery of The Haunted Cathedral.
“With solid historical details, elements of faith and mystery, and a fast-moving plot, The Haunted Cathedral by Antony Barone Kolenc is fantastic young adult historical fiction."
—Theresa Linden, award-winning Catholic teen fiction author
"I thoroughly enjoyed The Haunted Cathedral. Although this book is written for middle schoolers, it speaks to all generations. It deftly combines the historical fiction, mystery, and coming of age genres."
The cathedral featured in the novel has a real-life spooky history, including mysterious fires and tombs that cracked in half in the night!
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