Welcome to the spooky town of Ghasterville, where grim reapers lurk in graveyards and amusement parks rides are haunted by homeless poltergeists. Where death is not the end, but the beginning of an adventure. Phineas Rigormortis Bean has the unusual dilemma of being the only living soul trapped in the Afterlife.
Inheriting his mysterious power of communing with the dead, he must rescue his recently departed parents, uncover the secrets of a cryptic amulet, and reveal his family's dark past. Turning eleven was more of an adventure than he bargained for. The Short Death of Phineas Bean is a morbidly quirky novel gears toward middle grade to adult listeners. Set in the genre of dark fantasy it is tonally similar to the Harry Potter series.