Mr. Paul Henley gets a letter inviting him to come to Guir House. He doesn't not know the sender, Dorothy Guir, but he's intrigued and decides to go. He arrives and meets Dorothy and is immediately infatuated with her. He meets her father, Ah Ben, and in two or three evenings they discuss spiritualism. Paul wonders who or what are these people.
This book is for the Vintage Mysteries category: 21. Things That Go Bump in the Night: a mystery with something spooky, creepy, gothic in the title (The Skeleton in the Clock, Haunted Lady, The Bat, etc.).
Published in 1897