Uncle Buddy’s Ghost

Here’s the novel that includes a fictionalized version of my encounter with my uncle’s ghost.

When I first moved into what was formerly my grandmother’s house — and the house where my mother grew up — my mother was staying at the house, organizing old photos and sorting through slides. She left after about a week, and I had the house all to myself.

At first, it felt bizarre to be in this big old house alone, because it was my grandmother’s house when I grew up, and it was always full of people. Now it was so silent, and…