Mandie, Joe, and Faith are thrilled when Miss Abigail invites them to join her on a trip to Bryson City. Joe and Faith are looking forward to meeting Miss Abigail's sophisticated friends. Mandie is, too-but she's also hoping for a mystery to solve.
And she's not disappointed. There's a spooky general store in Bryson City, a store where folks say strange things happen. Cobwebs droop from the ceiling, and the merchandise is covered with dust. But rumors aren't the only thing swirling around town-a ghostly apparition has been seen floating down the shop's aisles!