The Girl With the Ghost MachineBook - 2017
When her father becomes obsessed with building a machine capable of bringing back her mother from the dead, Emmaline tires of being forgotten and resolves to either complete or destroy her father's invention. By the best-selling author of the Internment Chronicles.
When Emmaline Beaumont's father started building the ghost machine, she didn't expect it to bring her mother back from the dead. But by locking himself in the basement to toil away at his hopes, Monsieur Beaumont has become obsessed with the contraption and neglected the living, and Emmaline is tired of feeling forgotten.
Nothing good has come from building the ghost machine, and Emmaline decides that the only way to bring her father back will be to make the ghost machine work…or destroy it forever.
From New York Times bestseller Lauren DeStefano comes a captivating middle grade of loss, love and hope. What if a machine could bring back the ones we love?
Neglected by her father who spends all of his time building a ghost machine to bring her mother back from the dead, twelve-year-old Emmaline decides that the only way to bring her father back will be to make the machine work, or destroy it forever.