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Ben Guterson

Biography

Ben Guterson

Ben Guterson was born and raised in Seattle. Before working at Microsoft as a Program Manager, Ben spent a decade teaching public school on the Navajo Reservation in New Mexico and in rural Colorado. He has written features and book reviews for newspapers, magazines and websites, as well as a nature-travel guide to the Southwest. Ben and his family live in the foothills of the Cascades east of Seattle. WiNTERHOUSE is his first book.

Ben Guterson

Books by Ben Guterson

written by Ben Guterson with illustrations by Chloe Bristol - Children's 9-12, Coming of Age, Fiction, Friendship, Mystery

Back at the Winterhouse hotel, Elizabeth and Freddy dig deeper into the mystery surrounding Riley S. Granger, a hotel guest who left behind odd artifacts. The two friends follow a trail of clues, inadvertently attracting the attention of a suspicious new hotel guest: Elana Vesper. The clock is ticking as Elizabeth and Freddy struggle to figure out whether Elana is merely a pawn or a player in the plot to revive the spirit of Gracella. If that wasn’t enough, Elizabeth suspects she is coming into her own special powers --- and she’s fearful it might lead her right into Gracella’s vicious web. 

Written by Ben Guterson with illustrations by Chloe Bristol - Children's, Children's 9-12, Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Urban Fantasy, Youth Fiction

When orphan Elizabeth's malevolent aunt and uncle ship her off to the ominous Winterhouse Hotel, owned by the peculiar Norbridge Falls, she quickly discovers that Winterhouse has many charms, most notably its massive library. It’s not long before she locates a book of puzzles that unlocks a mystery involving Norbridge and his family. But the deeper she delves into the hotel’s secrets, the more Elizabeth starts to realize that she is somehow connected to Winterhouse.