Welcome back to the wacky and wonderful world of Meg Langslow. In this adventure it is the week before Halloween and Dr. Smoot is hosting the haunted house, there is a carnival atmosphere in town, until a body turns up. Then Meg, Cheif Burke and Mayor Randall have to figure out how to keep the celebration going and get to the bottom of the who done it. Rob and the staff of Mutant Wizards lend a hand, as does Dr. Burke and his brigade. On the home front Josh and Jamie get to wear a different costume each day and then they anounce they want “real” costumes for Halloween, what is a Mom to do when she finds herself smack dab in the middle of things as usual. As always this book is a great mystery with light comedic touches and lovable characters who feel like old friends. If you are a fan of the series or if you are looking for something seasonal that won’t keep you up at night check this one out.