Clue in the Castle Tower is a Historical Character Mystery that is part of Samantha's books.


From the Central Series


Chapter By Chapter Summary

Chapter One: Invitation From a Knight

Chapter Two: The Ghost in the Library

Chapter Three: Missing Treasure

Chapter Four: A Surprise Announcement

Chapter Five: Unexpected Consequences

Chapter Six: Footprints in the Snow

Chapter Seven: A Chase

Chapter Eight: The Figure in White

Chapter Nine: Search for a Secret

Chapter Ten: The Letter

Looking Back

Discusses Americans traveling abroad and the differences between American and English society during the turn of the century. Topics include:

  • London's status as the largest and most important city
  • How wealthy Americans viewed European cities as centers of culture and sophistication
  • What wealthy American families might have undertaken during a Grand Tour of Europe, such as studying history or learning foreign languages
  • How American and English society were viewed by people - America as a land of opportunity for immigrants, in contrast to England's social class system
  • English nobility and landed gentry, wealthy landowners who owned land but were not part of nobility
  • Servants' roles in English manors and castles
  • Preservation of historic homes and castles among the English
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