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Echo From the Past (Pony Club) by Eli B. Toresen
Katharine Turner - 2014
But her best friend, Debbie, has been messing around with one recently--and claims she's starting to hear strange noises around the house. 'Laine thinks Debbie is a total dork for getting spooked, until Debbie dies in a horrible and haunting way. Desperate to figure out what really happened to her friend, 'Laine starts using the Ouija board to uncover its mystery. She soon learns that something sinister has come through the board, and it's not ready to say GOOD-BYE.Read this heart-stopping novel before seeing the major motion picture!
Moth to a Flame (Narrowdale Mystery Book 2)
Michael Omer - 2015
Since then, the recurring nightmares, creepy hallucinations and overpowering fear are gone. That's good, right? I mean, no one in their right minds wants to feel like that. I am starting to wonder if I'm in my right mind anymore...When a lady in my neighborhood died, I couldn't help but stick my nose in, to see what happened. I should just get on with things–I've got some new friends, and a cool boy named Chris has taken an interest in me. Everyone is telling me to just leave this weird murder alone.But I can't stop myself. The more I find out about her death, the more twisted everything is.I think there’s a predator in Narrowdale. And now it’s hunting me…What have I gotten myself into?
Richie Tankersley Cusick - 2003
It's available only at Walmart.Out walking alone one rainy night, Lucy becomes convinced that someone - or something - is following her. Spooked, she ducks into a cemetery to try and lose her stalker. Panicking in the darkness, she slips and stumbles into an open grave - only to discover she is not alone in there. She manages to escape, but soon begins having terrifying visions and dreams - and she still can't shake the feeling of an unseen presence, always watching, waiting... Who was the girl in the grave? And what did she do to Lucy?
Sean Cummings - 2016
Human and supernatural beings avoid him like the plague because if you get too close he'll gleefully tell you the time and date of your own demise and that's before he punches you in the face.For nearly one hundred years, Tim Reaper (yes, that's what he calls himself) has been living as a fixer, a rum runner, an enforcer and occasionally, a gumshoe. He hasn't aged a day because of his habit of borrowing the bodies of the recently deceased. (A convenient trick when you're on the lam.) Banished to the human world for tinkering with the natural order of life and death, he's kept himself busy with a peculiar hobby: ending the lives of murderers and serial killers alike.Except now, the bodies are piling up in Mexico City, Boston and the port city of Halifax. In fact, someone just found a corpse at the shipping terminal and it's not entirely human. Called on by the Holy See to put an end to the madness, Reaper is about to learn that this particular serial killer has a hate-on for heavenly bodies and even the Supreme Being will pay the bounty if it means saving humanity from the abyss.
Moonlit (Moonlit #1)
Jadie Jones - 2013
She also knows not to venture beyond the trees that line the pasture. Things happen out there that can't be explained. Or undone. Worse, no one but she and the horses can see what lurks in the shadows of the woods.When a moonlit ride turns into a terrifying chase, Tanzy is left to question everything, from the freak accident that killed her father to the very blood in her veins. Broken and confused, she turns to Lucas, a scarred, beautiful stranger, and to Vanessa, a charming new friend who has everything Tanzy doesn't.But why do they seem to know more about her than she knows herself?
Barbara Steiner - 1995
An ancient curse.From the moment Lana sees the mummy of the incredibly handsome Prince Nefra at the Egyptian exhibit, she gets an eerie feeling. She is unexplainably drawn to him when she hears him whisper, "Come back, my princess! Come back!"One misty night she sees the mummy in the park, chanting the same mysterious words and reaching toward her. Lana knows it's impossible. The mummy has been dead for thousands of years.Soon Lana is shrouded in a web of horror and longing that traps her between fantasy and reality. Who is really hidden behind the mummy's gray, musty gauze? And why is he terrorizing Lana?
The Sisters of Witchdown
Michael Alan Nelson - 2015
THE FIRST NOVEL BASED ON THE HEXED COMIC!Luci Jenifer Inacio das Neves, Lucifer for short, isn't your typical teenaged girl. She's a thief who survives by stealing bad things from bad people in the magical and mystical underworld hidden beneath our own. So when a policeman's daughter, Gina, is kidnapped by a force he can't explain, Lucifer is the only one who has a chance at getting his daughter back. With the unsolicited help of Gina's friends, including Gina's boyfriend David, Lucifer's investigation leads to the unfortunate truth of the kidnapping. Gina was taken to an otherworldly dimension by a creature of unspeakable evil: one of the Seven Sisters of Witchdown. Against all odds, Lucifer must use every magical tool hidden in her trick bag to steal her way into the Shade and bring Gina back before the Sister sacrifices her for her own dark ends. But the closer Lucifer gets to Gina, the closer she gets to David. And David to her. Lucifer must risk her life by confronting demons, witches, and the cruel demigoddess controlling her destiny - all to save the one girl who stands in the way of Lucifer finally finding love.
The Mara Dyer Trilogy
Michelle Hodkin - 2015
All she knows is what she’s been told: they went to an abandoned asylum, the building collapsed, and only Mara survived.Two months later, Mara is eager to move forward with her life in a new town, but that’s easier said than done. A boy at school named Noah Shaw seems to know more about Mara’s tragic past than she does. And to make matters worse, Mara is beginning to see people and things that can’t possibly be there. Or can they?When Mara goes searching for answers, she discovers a secret about herself that is most unbecoming. A secret that promises a future full of destruction, pain, love, evolution, and ultimately, retribution.This paperback boxed set includes The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, The Evolution of Mara Dyer, and The Retribution of Mara Dyer.
The Brown House
Christy Sloat - 2012
It’s that place where you and your friends go on a dare, but no one is brave enough to go inside, and if they do, they come out screaming. So when Brylee Branson and her family move in, it's not long before the evil things lurking in corners come out to play. Brylee just wants to acclimate to her new school but the ghosts in the house don’t make that easy. You see Brylee has a gift, one that the dead need and if she can’t help them they’ll make her friends pay with their lives.
Amulet of Doom
Bruce Coville - 1985
Did the ancient Egyptian amulet she had been wearing have something to do with it? Soon Marilyn realizes that the dark forces that killed her aunt are threatening her, too-items are rearranged in her room; she finds herself in odd places without knowing how she got there...Marilyn comes to realize that she must find out how to tame the evil spirits that are bound to the amulet or die. Is that really her aunt speaking to her from the spirit world? Will she ever be strong enough to destroy the amulet and release the terrible demons?
The Ghost Hunter's Daughter
Caroline Flarity - 2019
It's bad enough that her mother, possessed by a demon, took her own life when Anna was a child, a loss she remains tortured by. Now her father makes his living "clearing" haunted objects, and Anna's job as his assistant makes her a social misfit. Most kids in her suburban New Jersey town refer to her just as "Goblin Girl."Only Freddy and Dor remain loyal friends. But Anna's so focused on her own problems, she's missed that her connection with Freddy is moving beyond the friend zone and that Dor is in crisis.As junior year approaches, a rare solar storm lights up the night skies and the citizens of Bloomtown begin to act strangely: Anna's teachers lash out, her best friends withdraw, and the school bullies go from mean to murderous. When Anna realizes she can harness this evil power, she sets out to save Bloomtown and the only family she has left.But to do so, she must keep her own increasingly dark urges at bay.
The Witch of Halloween House
Jeff DeGordick - 2017
They accused the mysterious old woman who lived there of being a witch until the rumors got out of hand and the panicked townspeople burned her house down with her in it one Halloween. She only said one thing before she died: "A curse on all of you!" Now, three years later, the spooky holiday approaches again, and Carmen is left in charge of taking her little brother trick-or-treating. But strange things begin happening around the small town. Children are going missing one by one, and the only clue to their disappearance is a gingerbread man left on their windowsill. Now Carmen has to protect her brother so that he doesn't become the next victim as the townspeople descend into insanity all around them. Riddled with fear, they have no one to pin the kidnappings and strange occurrences on. Because the witch is already dead... ...isn't she?
The Slender Man
Dexter Morgenstern - 2012
Alyssa’s brother Adam is the only child spared, and what seems like a tragic ending is merely invitation to an ancient horror as the town’s remaining children begin disappearing. Alyssa realizes that she and her brother are among those suffering from a mysterious ailment and haunted by sinister apparitions. Alyssa sees a sometimes amorphous, sometimes man-like shadow. Her peers see their deceased loved ones, and then disappear. As each day passes, more children are taken, and Alyssa knows that the ominous figure is responsible. Now if Alyssa wants to save herself and her brother from becoming the next victims, she has to figure out what it is and how to fight it, before it’s too late.
Blanche C. King - 2015
Twice it burned down, taking with it the people inside. When a bag of bones falls on twelve-year old Julia, she finds herself thrown into the spirit realm with the house's past residents. Her new neighbors aren't so lively, and some can't even remember their own names. But as Julia discovers, there’s more to these people than meets the eye. Something's been cut from the town’s records, and whoever did it will kill to cover their tracks.
Joshua Winning - 2013
A detective. A killer...”They are the world's best-kept secret - an underground society whose eternal cause is to protect the world against the dark creatures and evil forces that inhabit the night.Now Sentinels are being targeted, murdered and turned as the fury of an ancient evil is unleashed once more. And when 15-year-old Nicholas Hallow's parents are killed in a train crash, the teenager is drawn into a desperate struggle against malevolent powers.Sentinel is the first book in the Sentinel Trilogy - a world of unconventional heroes, monsters, murder and magic.