Candy McMudd has been telling stories since she tamed a wild dog named Sam and raced through the forest searching for hauflins. Not content to sit and listen, she spent her childhood exploring the Secret Pond and climbing forbidden trees.
Candy was born into a large family in Nova Scotia, Canada, where she still resides with her three children. Although she loves walking along the beach collecting rocks and shells, searching for ship wrecks and sneaking up on fairies, her passion is writing.
Charlie McBean has always dreamt of a kitten of his own, but he’s already ten and doesn’t have one. After his family moved from the city to an old farm house he discovers a box of kittens in his neighbour’s yard. When Old Mr. Hoffman says he’ll take the throw away kittens to the shelter, Charlie and his sister Cavell volunteer to find homes for them.
Prim, Ellis, Henry and Shona stumble onto the biggest mystery in Cranberry Cove. Together, they must face their fears to save their beloved island and find their missing uncle. But the ghost in Prim’s dream threatens to become real, and a mysterious neighbour turns up when they least expect him. Is he there to help? Or is he responsible for their uncle's disappearance and the mysterious light.