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Curse of the Boggin
by D. J. MacHale Details
When supernatural phenomenon start following Marcus O'Mara around, he discovers a key that leads to The Library, a place where all the stories of the living and dead are kept that will help him and his friends solve a terrifying mystery.
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The Library
Lost at Khe Sanh
by Steve Watkins Details
Anderson discovers an old grenade with a strange message scratched into it. But an old grenade is dangerous, especially when the ghost of a soldier appears, claiming that it's his lucky grenade during his service in the Vietnam War.
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Ghosts of War
Serafina and the Twisted Staff
by Robert Beatty Details
In 1899, when an evil threatens all the humans and animals of the Blue Ridge Mountains, twelve-year-old Serafina, rat catcher for the Biltmore estate and the daughter of a shapeshifting mountain lion, must search deep inside herself and embrace the destiny that awaits her.
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The Disappearance of Emily H.
by Barrie Summy Details
Eighth-grader Raine, a new girl at Yielding Middle Schooi, uses her supernatural ability to see other people's memories to solve the disappearance of a teenaged girl.
The Fearsome Foursome
by John Esposito Details
Presents the terrifying tales of the Fearsome Foursome [Willa, Tim, Noah, Steve], four kids who try to out-scare each other.
The Gathering
by Dan Poblocki Details
Poppy Caldwell is an orphan who keeps seeing a figure standing behind her in the mirror at the group home where she lives, but she does not associate this ghost with the letter that mysteriously appears in her file, claiming to be from a long-lost aunt, and inviting her to Larkspur House--and she is just one of five children who find themselves gathered in this strange house with a deadly past, and apparently no intention of letting the children escape.
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Shadow House
The Haunting of Falcon House
by Eugene Yelchin Details
In 1891, twelve-year-old Lev Lvov travels to Saint Petersburg, Russia, to assume his duties as Prince, but must first use his special gift to rid the House of Lions of a ghost.
The Inn Between
by Marina Cohen Details
During a long car trip, best friends Quinn and Kara explore the strange and creepy goings-on at a remote Nevada inn when Kara's family stops for the night.
The Most Frightening Story Ever Told
by Philip Kerr Details
Scary-story enthusiast Billy Shivers helps out when the Haunted House of Books threatens to go out of business.
The Peculiar Haunting of Thelma Bee
by Erin Petti Details
Eleven-year-old Thelma Bee is a budding scientist who has curiosity and adventure in her blood, but when a ghost kidnaps her father her only clues for getting her dad back are a strange jewelry box and the word "Return" whispered to her by the ghost.
The Peculiar Night of the Blue Heart
by Lauren Destefano Details
Lionel, a wild boy, and Marybeth, a good girl, are best friends at the orphanage, and when a mysterious spirit possesses Marybeth they will do anything to stop it.
The Relic of Perilous Falls
by Raymond Arroyo Details
A thrill-seeking twelve-year-old boy with a mysterious family heritage discovers ancient objects of rare power--and must protect them from the terrifying demons who will do anything to possess them.
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Will Wilder
Updated 04/03/2017

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