HAMPTON HOUSE BY JENNY DOOLEY
It's a story about a
girl called Kathy who comes to a new town and wants to help in the
Helping Hand Club, where teenagers help local people. There Kathy meets
William and a mystery ghost.
The main character is Kathy, a new girl in town. She works for Helping
Hand, a club that help people who can’t do things by themselves. But
their offices are going to pull down and they need to find a new meeting
One day, she goes to the Old People’s Home to give out books for the old people who can’t get out of bed.
room sixteen, she meets a mysterious lady, Miss Emily who tells Kathy
about her job when she was young. She worked for Lord Hampton as a
servant in a beautiful house. Lord Hampton was a rich man and a cruel
master who didn’t care about his employees.
Kathy was curious and she thought that maybe, the deserted house will be a perfect place to the new office.
Kathy and the young people of Helping Hand go to the old house, but only she comes in it.
she is in, she hears a voice who invites her to sit and take a
delicious food. Then, the voice invites her to come back another day.
When she goes out the house, she tells them this story, but they don’t believe her.
day she comes back to the house and the voicegives her a gift: a
diamond heart with a chain, and it tells her, that the jewel belongs to
The voice is Lord Hampton´s and when he was a poor child, he
stole the jewel from Kathy’s grandmother. He sold it and became a rich
man. Once he gives back the diamond heart to its owner, the curse
disappeares and Lord Hampton finds peace.
Days later, Hampton House is pulled down, and the new Helping Hand club’s office is built there.