A collection of tales of the supernatural and macabre, ranging from the chilling to the comic. This is the author's sixth such collection, following "A Touch of Chill", "A Bundle of Nerves", "A Whisper in the Night", "A Goose on Your Grave" and "A Fit of Shivers".
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Joan Aiken's many books for young people and adults have become modern classics. Her collections of scary stories include A Touch of Chill, Give Yourself a Fright, and A Fit of Shivers. Ms. Aiken lives in Sussex, England.Review:
Young Brooke and her parents have just moved into stately Hawksmoor Hall, where they'll encounter the ghost of little Nym, who can have a deadly effect on children....
Sam likes to cycle down Dead Man's Lane, and if he does it right, the Dead Man will be waiting for him, waiting to tell him all he wants to know....
Careful, meticulous Mr. Caspy receives a message in his own handwriting:"...They have found out and are coming to get you."...
Here are ten ghastly, ghostly, weird, and witty tales from a master of suspense, Joan Aiken. Each macabre story takes readers from the everyday world to the fantastic, creating a collection full of delightful shivers that will hold readers spellbound.
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