‘Jess and the Ghost of Black Rock Castle’ is the first story in ‘The Jess Series’ for children aged 7 years and older. Jess and her best friend Ruby are going on a school trip to ‘Black Rock Castle’ with Joe, the twins Lucy and Tom, and the rest of Class Three from ‘Oakhill Primary School’. Jess is sure that the castle is haunted by a ghost, but their teacher Mrs Green says that there are only ghosts in stories. Class Three visit the Castle dungeons and the Great Hall. Children go missing, Joe causes trouble and Lucy thinks that she has seen the ghost. There are lots of spooky experiences and Jess and Ruby are frightened and challenged by the ghost in the Ghost Tower. Do they escape and does the ghost really exist?
The Ghost of the Black Rock Castle is the first in the series of Jess Series. Jess is an adventurous 8 year old and the book is also aimed for the kids of around the same age or above.
The Class Three students are on a field trip to Black Rock Castle which is said to be haunted. Jess and her friend Ruby are convinced there are ghosts in the castle in spite of what their teacher, Mrs. Green says. Ruby has also got something to scare the ghost away. But students are not allowed to bring gifts to school. So do they come across any ghost in their trip?
Jess is shown as a typical 8 year old and the story is perfect for kids. There is just enough adventure, mischief, friendship and innocence. A definite delightful read with and for children.
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Check out the other books of the series
- Jess and the Magic Wishing Well (The Jess Mystery Series #2)
- Jess and The Christmas Surprise (The Jess Mystery Series #3)
- The Summer Fete Mystery (The Jess Mystery Series #4)