Description: The Mediator is a series which contains six novels written by Meg Cabot. The first four novels were originally published under Cabot's pseudonym Jenny Carroll by Simon and Schuster. The last two books were published by HarperCollins and under Meg Cabot's name. This book is romance_fiction for teenagers and young adults Suze Simon is forced to work a summer job by her stepfather, Andy. She becomes a babysitter at the Pebble Beach Hotel and Golf Resort, where her usual charge is eight-year-old Jack Slater. Suze soon realizes that Jack is miserable because he can see dead people; he is also a mediator. She helps him realizes that ghosts do not mean to do any harm and just want help to go to the afterlife. Soon he becomes more like a typical eight-year-old boy. His older brother, Paul, is impressed by the changes in his brother and asks Suze to join them for dinner, but she refuses and avoids talking to Paul.