The House on Loon Lake
This American Life, November 16, 2001 · Adam Beckman offers a sort of real-life Hardy Boys mystery about a young boy, an abandoned house, and the mysterious family who once lived there but seemed to disappear without a trace. (Thanks to WBEZ and PRI, who produce the show.)
Robin, who listens to KPCC in Southern California.
"I pulled into the parking lot of the restaurant where I was attending a birthday party. There was no way I was going to miss the end of this spellbinding narrative -- I stayed right where I was until the end!"