cover image The Ghost on the Hearth

The Ghost on the Hearth

Susan Milord, Susan Milford. Vermont Folklife Center, $15.95 (36pp) ISBN 978-0-916718-18-3

In another addition to the Vermont Folklife Center series, a farmer and his wife discover strange happenings in The Ghost on the Hearth by Susan Milford, illus. by Lydia Dabcovich. Every morning they find wax on the hearth, even though their hired girl cleans it every night. This gentle ghost story paints an evocative portrait of life in 19th-century rural Quebec.