Fourth grader Jack Carlton is miserable. His family is moving clear across the country. But then Jack sees his new home - a lighthouse cottage at the edge of the ocean - and moving suddenly doesn’t seem so bad. As it turns out, there’s another ten-year-old boy who calls the lighthouse home - but he’s a ghost!
Nathaniel Witherspoon materializes in Jack’s room one foggy night and announces, “Your’re exactly the kind of boy I need.” After his terror subsides, Jack hears of the shipwreck that cost Nathaniel his life ..... and of the mystery surrounding his father’s death. Can Jack help his new ghost-friend discover the truth about his dad adn that long-ago stormy night?