William Ritter earned degrees in English and Education at the University of Oregon He currently teaches high school Language Arts, including reading and writing, mythology and heroes. He is the author of the bestselling Jackaby series which includes, Jackaby; The Map: A Jacky Story; and Beastly Bones. His latest novel, Ghostly Echoes: A Jackaby Novel (Algonquin Young Readers) features much-loved quirky, courageous characters and sly humor in the scariest and most exciting volume yet. Jenny Cavanaugh, the ghostly lady of 926 Augur Lane, has enlisted the investigative services of her fellow residents to solve a decade-old murder–her own. Abigail Rook and her eccentric employer, R. F. Jackaby, dive into the cold case, starting with a search for Jenny’s fiancé, who went missing the night she died. But when a new, gruesome murder closely mirrors the events of ten years prior, Abigail and Jackaby realize that Jenny’s case isn’t so cold after all.