Two young boys, Tommy Smith and Ben Watson go on holiday to Scotland to stay with Tommy?s Aunt Marion. Marion tells the two boys the story of Black Pete, a legendary smuggler whose ghost was cursed by a witch to forever haunt the nearby castle and to never rest. The two boys are totally captured by the story and along with Marion?s daughter, Jade, plan to explore the ruined castle at their first opportunity. But before their chance presents itself, a strange and unnerving series of events occur to convince the three children that perhaps there?s more to Marion?s ghost story than they could have ever imagined. The Ghosts of Summer is a good old-fashioned ghost story filled with all the elements readers would expect and a few they wouldn?t. The hero, Tommy, is just an ordinary boy who ends up in the most extraordinary situations, with nothing to help him apart from his own courage and his friends.