On leave from her job as a college English teacher, Claire wants only to regain her health and settle into the bungalow she has inherited from her great-aunt. But the antique clock she just bought on an impulse appears to be haunted. Realizing that she needs to get to the roots of her distress and driven to solve the mystery of the clock's ghostly presence, Claire calls on her trusted grandfather for help. She finds, however, that knowledge comes from unexpected sources, both natural and supernatural.
Susan Borden is a long-time Minnesotan who loves the cold. She has a master's degree in expository writing from the University of Iowa and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Minnesota. After many years of college teaching, she quit her job and, to her surprise, plunged into writing fiction. She lives in a cozy old house with her husband, tiger-striped cat, and three cuckoo clocks. Clockwise is her first novel.