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The Ghosts of Moonlight Creek

Just this once, Joe would like a spook-free holiday. He should be so lucky.

When Anastasia’s movie director father invites Joe and the gang to hang out with the stars on location near Queenstown, they soon discover there’s more than one reason why the old gold-mining settlement of Moonlight is known as a ghost town.

Who is the mysterious Shadow Man causing bother for the crew, and what is the meaning of the signs that appear in the dust of the old ruins?

As Joe is drawn into another ghostly mystery, he wonders if this time, it’s not a coincidence.

Paperback edition
236 pages

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$20.00 inc. GST


This is a stand-alone junior fiction, the third in Sue Copsey’s adventure stories set in New Zealand’s spookiest spots.

Finalist in the Sir Julius Vogel Awards (Best Youth Novel category)


“A wonderful adventure story, well researched and well written. First and foremost it’s fun, a fabulous spooky adventure tale.” – SQ Mag

“A spine-chilling story with well-described characters. I would recommend it to any Kiwi child who loves a good ghost story.” – Booksellers NZ

“So great I couldn’t put it down. It was spooky, spine-chilling and weird, the three things I love most in a mystery novel.” – Hooked on NZ Books

Sue Copsey author Meet Kiwi author Sue Copsey

Sue Copsey is an award-winning writer of ghost and magical adventure stories for children. She was a senior editor at Dorling Kindersley in London before moving to New Zealand, where she now works as a freelance writer and editor.

Her books The Ghosts of Tarawera and Our Children Aotearoa received Notable Book Awards from the Storylines Children’s Literature Trust of New Zealand, and Children Just Like Me won the UK Times Educational Supplement award for best children’s non-fiction.

Sue also writes adult fiction under the pseudonym Olivia Hayfield. Her novels are published internationally by Hachette and Penguin Random House. She has two children and lives in Auckland.

Find out more about Sue on her author page.


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