A coming-of-age story in which a boy acts on a dare to approach a house his friends say is haunted. His acceptance of the dare changes his life in virtually every way, bringing him new friends, reaffirmation through family reunion, and eventually love and wealth. Set during WW II in South Arkansas --
Judson Hout, now a semi-retired medical doctor, settled into a practice in Camden, Arkansas after early medical assignments on military bases in Oklahoma and Arkansas. This is his fourth work of fiction.