Hauntings and Other Tales of Danger, Love, and Sometimes Loss. By Betsy Hearne. Greenwillow/HarperCollins. $15.99.
The “Danger, Love, and Sometimes Loss” subtitle of Hauntings describes the underlying theme of Miki Falls equally well. Both of these books are about the trials and tribulations of love, the uncertainties that surround it, and the special difficulties of love – and even simple affection – between people (and not-people) who inhabit very different worlds.
The short stories in Hauntings are grouped into tales of the past, mostly from