Haunted House Boxset! GRAB ALL FOUR Haunted House Stories in one volume. Here's what you get: 1. The Haunting of Dutton House Clara Edwards's son is a brute of a boy. His body grew massive and strong, while his mind remains that of a young child. Cretin and imbecile are the words used to describe Alfred Edwards. So, Clara keeps him hidden away from public scorn. His physical strength continues to develop, until one day, he unwittingly commits murder. He doesn't mean to-he just needs his mother's screaming to stop. More than a century later, Amber's family moves into the Edwards's old home. Immediately, disturbing things occur. When Amber's son begins to draw mindlessly on the walls and his eyes go blank, Amber fears someone's spirit is hovering. Someone tortured and suffering unbearable grief. Against Amber's will, the past is thrust upon her, and if she can't find a way to resolve it, she and her family will be the next victims... 2. The Haunting of Faulkner House December-early 1800s. She came in the night...Her grisly, inexplicable acts of murder thrust Faulkner House into heinous fame. More than a century later, residents refuse to inhabit the place, claiming evil lurks within. Over the years, a few brave souls have tried, but they paid dearly for their foolishness. When young widow Fannie Robson moves to Bledevere to escape her grief, she is destitute. The only place she can afford is Faulkner House. Against vehement warnings and icy outcries, she moves in. She's not there twenty-four hours before the horrifying haunting begins. Blood runs, things shatter, items disappear, doors refuse to open... Fannie tries to explain it all away. And then, a frantic hope surges through her. If there truly are ghosts and spirits, why can't she make contact with her dead husband? Fannie's desperation forces her into a show-down with seemingly no way to win. She has grossly underestimated the evil forces fighting her. Is her only way out death? 3. The Haunting of Bennet House Prenna Johnson chases after haunted sightings with pure delight. But when she and her boyfriend, Gavin, stumble on Bennet House, she is in over her head. Way over her head. There have been rumors, of course. That in the 1800's, a famous painter living in Bennet House murdered his children's governess. But nothing was proven. So, it's just a rumor. Only it isn't. The murdered governess hasn't rested for over a century. She decides that Prenna is the human who will provide vengeance. What starts out as an eerie investigation, quickly goes wrong. When the governess takes over Prenna's body, all control is lost. Prenna is at the mercy of a murdered woman who wants nothing more than her bitter revenge. 4. The Haunting of Slater House Leeches-masses of them. Slithering around in jars, just waiting for Doctor Mason's use. The good doctor uses them to treat everything from headaches to consumption. He also "purifies" his own body by placing the creatures regularly all over his own chest to suck out any bad blood. Which causes no problems, until he attaches them to four weak, sickly children. Centuries later, Pamela Sharp leads a group of students to Slater House for research. When leeches squirm under the cheese on their pizza, when blotches of blood appear and disappear on their bedroom rugs, when one of the students takes on a ghastly glow, Pamela knows that something is horrendously wrong. When the truth is revealed, she wonders if any of them will survive...
With last summer’s adventure in the Ultimate Tree House now a fading memory, Amanda is finding it hard to adjust to Middle School. New faces, new teachers, stuck in a different class than her friends - and if that wasn’t bad enough, now she is a “little kid” again. How much more of this could she take? Meanwhile, Ben is on top of the world and enjoying school with his friends. His sister is in a different school and finally out of his hair - life was great! All of this changes when a surprise announcement brings the Project Kids back together in a two-school competition to build the best Halloween display. Armed with Vampires, Goblins, Zombies, Ghosts and the lessons they learned on their previous adventure, it seems like there is no way they can lose! This book builds on the Project Management concepts learned in The Ultimate Tree House Project, with a few more key lessons to help them handle more complex projects. Forced to handle constant changes, near-disasters and an immovable deadline, it is going to take their very best to get their project completed on time. Join the Project Kids as they embark on their bravest adventure yet – to build the Scariest Haunted House – Ever. The kids get started on the project and soon learn that it is not just Haunted Houses that can be scary!
New Orleans is a world apart from the rest of the Untied States, a city that has held on to its distinctive character and French Creole heritage. It is home to some of the world's finest musicians as well as the famous Mardi Gras carnival. The Rough Guide to New Orleans takes you through it all in great detail, providing informed reviews and lively accounts of the best that the city has to offer. Features include excursions to plantations, a history of Mardi Gras and, features on local history in general.
Moving to my stepfather's English country mansion sounded so promising. But the Arnaud Manor is neglected and unwelcoming, and I get the feeling it isn't exactly uninhabited. Something wants to hurt us--especially my little sister, Tabby. Okay, so I might be a little sensitive lately. My parents act oblivious to me, my old life is far away in San Francisco, and the gorgeous guy I just met tells me terrible stories about the infamous Madame Arnaud who lived here long ago, and about missing children and vengeful spirits. The kind of stories that are impossible to believe--until you're living in one of them, fighting to protect everyone you love...
In this third installment of the Bram Stoker Award-winning anthology series, editors Del Howison and Jeff Gelb examine what it means to be Haunted in all of its different permeations. From the constant haunting visits of a locale to being haunted by our own thoughts and memories to being haunted by the spirit of evil, Haunted explores the emotions of obsession, desire and pain. We are all haunted by something. The horror is in how we deal with it. Join twenty of the genres finest authors as they deal with their ghosts. Includes stories by Kevin J. Anderson, Clive Barker, Michael Boatman, Heather Graham, Richard Christian Matheson, David Morrell, Chuck Palahniuk, Victor Salva, Simon R. Green, and many more!
Ghostly apparitions, both friendly and hostile, have been a part of human folklore and literature since ancient times. Haunted Houses examines countless homes throughout the world which have had or continue to experience hauntings. The reader is provided with abundant evidence of hauntings including quotations from ghost hunters, frightened residents, and ghostly communications.
Curated with loving expertise, these thirteen tales showcase both Windham and Fighs masterful selection of stories and their artful and suspenseful writing style. In crafting stories treasured by children and adults alike, the authors tell much more than ghost tales. Embedded in each is a wealth of fact and folklore about Alabama history and the old South. I dont care whether you believe in ghosts, Windham was fond of saying. The good ghost stories do not require that you believe in ghosts.
Plano's old homes and businesses are rife with haunted history. Explore eerie urban legends like the Goat Man, the Clown Threat, and Ranch 111, where devil worshipers performed their rituals. The Evaporating Apparition spooked the staff at the Art Centre Theatre, while the grumpy spirit of an old rancher stalks the Masonic Lodge. Some specters are harmless, such as the Giggling Ghost, a little girl in the Cox Building with a penchant for peanut butter and pranks. Other figures own a more sinister reputation. The Witch Lady of Plano was feared by city youth and monitored by the FBI. Mary Jacobs examines the ghostly fallout of Plano's darkest moments, from the smallpox epidemic to the gruesome Muncey family murders.
Huckleberry "Huck" Finn is a fictional character created by Mark Twain, who first appeared in the book The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and is the protagonist and narrator of its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. He is 12 or 13 years old during the former and a year older ("thirteen or fourteen or along there," Chapter 17) at the time of the latter. Huck also narrates Tom Sawyer Abroad and Tom Sawyer, Detective, two shorter sequels to the first two books. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835–1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.