The Ghosts of Malhado

ABOUT H. J. Ralles

H. J. Ralles
In addition to writing novels, H. J. Ralles is a popular creative writing teacher who travels to middle schools all across the nation to share  her knowledge and experiences with her enthusiastic students and fans.  Back at her home in Houston, Texas she lives with her husband, two child More...



Was that a g-g-ghost? No way! Alex didn’t believe in such things! But when a ghost scares Alex half to death on the beach at Treasure Island, San Luis Pass, in Texas, he begins to change his mind. Why does the ghost keep wailing ‘Malhado’? Why does he carry that revolting cow skull? And why does he whisper about buried treasure? Only Juliann believes Alex’s ghostly tale of a Spanish Conquistador. As Alex and his friend discover the exciting history of Treasure Island, they learn that there just might be treasure to be found. Exciting historical fiction for ages 9-12