By the same author as A Prayer for the Dying, this novel revolves around a wartime plot to kidnap or assassinate Winston Churchill. 14 German soldiers are parachuted into Norfolk disguised as a Polish unit, and aided by a local woman and an IRA gunman, they make their attempt.
Once Jimmy tells a scary story, it seems like everyone in his class has heard about something even creepier. From sleep-overs to Halloween parties, the stories are spreading faster than a bad case of heebie-jeebies.
When Ludlow Fitch's parents cruelly betray him, he steals away on the back of a carriage and leaves behind the stinking City. He arrives in the dead of night at a remote village, where he crosses paths with the tall and limping figure of Joe Zabbidou - a pawnbroker with a difference. For Joe trades secrets, not goods, for cash. Ludlow is employed to record the villagers' fiendish confessions in The Black Book of Secrets. Bodysnatching; thievery; murder. The people of Pagus Parvus have much to hi...
When a phantom elephant turns up uninvited and starts getting a little girl into trouble, she has no idea how to make him go away. But her grandmother, with a menagerie of phantom pets herself, advises her to visit the Spectral & Son shop, as this strange place can sell her the solution - a box that lets her give the elephantom to their next door neighbour!
The dust flew in clouds, making her cough. Anne looked inside the last glass case. More writing. It was moving! Balls of fluff being pushed around like tiny mice. More letters appeared as she watched. AnHelpAnHelpAnHelp Anne Help Who is writing the messages in the dust? What is the story behind the huge skull in the old Watch House? Alone and unhappy in Garmouth, Anne knows the shadows are following her. Spirits of long-dead sailors who won't rest. And from behind its empty windows, the...
This book introduces kids to the spine-tingling, hair-raising creatures found in Inuit myths. From the mahahaa, a fearsome creature that tickles people to death to the palraiyuk, a reptilian creature said to have six legs and the body of a snake, this book introduces kids to all the creepy, spooky, and down right scary creatures told about in Inuit traditional myths.
Why is our trio beset with trolls? The shrieks keep coming as the spine-tingling series surges ahead! Luke, Resus, and Cleo are eager to begin their new quest. First stop, Count Negatov's castle! As the three make their way through the bleak, murky wilds of Transylvania, it looks like this adventure will be dull, but easy. Until they are kidnapped by trolls.
by R L Stine
He just keeps eating, and eating, and eating... Sam Kinny used to be a picky eater. He hated to try new foods. But not anymore. Now he eats everything he sees. Paste to pepper. Dishwashing soap, and dog food, and dirt. "Everything." Sam wonders: can it be because of the weird spice Aunt Sylvie put in his macaroni and cheese? He has to find out -- soon. Or he's afraid he'll gobble up his house... His dog... And all his friends on Fear Street.
When sixteen-year-old Rinn, who has bipolar disorder, and her mother move back to her mother's hometown in Ohio and settle in a house where the previous owner hanged herself, Rinn discovers that both the town and her mother have some uncomfortable secrets in their past and that the ghost that supposedly haunts the school seems to be out for revenge.
He'd better watch out... Santa is watching Kenny Frobisher this year. Watching him do rotten, nasty things. Kenny's the biggest bully in Shadyside. And he's out to ruin everyone's holiday. Until he gets himself trapped in a closet in Dalby's Department Store on Christmas Eve. When Kenny finally gets out, the store is locked. Deserted. And Kenny is alone. Until the three most frightening ghosts of Fear Street arrive -- to wish Kenny a "Scary" Christmas.
Turquoise Draka, a mercenary trained to fight vampires, witches, and shape-shifters, infiltrates a vampire stronghold, but ghosts from her past and new possibilities for her future threaten to distract her from the work at hand.