Science and ghosts do not exist side-by-side in unbeliever 11-year-old Thelma Bee's universe. She prefers the scientific method, with its observable, reproducible and reliable results.
Until her father disappears, and she discovers magic really does exist. But the line between good magic and bad is a fine one. When she discovers she is able to wield it, which will she choose, and can she set her father free?