The Prince of Mist by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. Max and Alicia Carver, and their family move to a home in a seaside village to escape the city during the war. There they befriend the grandson of the lighthouse keeper, Roland. The three children find themselves haunted by a mysterious figure called the "Prince of Mists." As they try to decipher the mystery of the strange happenings at Max's house, they discover Roland's grandfather knows more about what's happening than he's letting on. An incredibly spooky story, Stephen King for young adults.
Ratings: 7th grade - 9 out of 10.