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From a popular spinner of scary tales for young adult readers comes a wonderfully terrifying new novel about Alisa, a 5,000-year-old vampire, who is being hunted by an unknown entity.
New! Titles include "Spooksville #6: The Witch's Revenge, Spooksville #7: The Dark Corner, Spooksville #8: The Little People" and "Spooksville #9: The Wishing Stone".
Mark Charm is a pyromaniac. But it is only in his senior year of high school that he takes his personal obsession citywide. And on a dry autumn night Mark starts to wonder what it would be like if the whole city burned.
Rotterdam Home, a hospice where teenagers with terminal illnesses went to die, was home to the Midnight Club--a group of five young men and women who met at midnight and told stories of intrigue and horror.
Another hit from the New York Times bestselling author of Bury Me Deep. Mary Carlson had wanted to kill more than the two people she blew away with a shotgun at the party.
Are there fairies and gnomes? Leprechauns and elves? Most people, including Adam, would have said no. But one day a whole herd of magical creatures invades Spooksville. At first they play childish pranks, and Adam and his friends are happy to welcome them. But quickly the pranks turn cruel, and Adam, Sally, Watch, and Cindy are soon fighting for their lives. Where did these little people come from? How can Adam and his pals make them go away?
The dead alchemist's experiment is a success--Alisa is alive again after five thousand years, pregnant with a baby who grows at a supernatural speed, but only a stranger from the past can tell her if the child will be an angel or a demon.
Witches are real--and each of us may be one--in this all-new paranormal suspense novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Christopher Pike.Heading off for a weekend in Las Vegas with her friends, Jessie Ralle has only one worry--how to make it through the road trip in the same car with her Ex, Jimmy Kelter. The guy who broke her heart five months ago when he dumped her for no reason. The guy who's finally ready to tell her why he did it, because he wants her back. But what Jessie doesn't realize is that Jimmy is the least of her problems. In Las Vegas she meets Russ, a mesmerizing stranger who shows her how to gamble, and who never seems to lose. Curious, Jessie wants to know his secret, and in response, alone in his hotel room, he teaches her a game that opens a door to another reality. To Witch World. Suddenly Jessie discovers that she's stumbled into a world where some people can do the impossible, and others may not even be human. For a time she fears she's lost her mind. Are there really witches? Is she one of them? #1 Bestselling author Christopher Pike offers up another classic edge-of-your-seat thrill ride that keeps you guessing right until the last page.
It was my first glimpse of the Shadow. It bore no resemblance to a human being, and yet, from the start, it reminded me of a person. There was no reason it should have. Its shape and color were difficult to comprehend. It seemed a dark cloud caught in a state of flux between a solid and a vapor. It also appeared to be a part of the surroundings, a dam of some sort on the plasma that continued to flow through my new world. It was painful to behold. It was watching me. I got up very slowly and began to back away from it. It shifted as I moved, following me. I couldn't see its eyes, but I could feel them on me. I didn't like it. When the concrete walkway came to an end and the asphalt parking lot began, I ran. It ran after me.
THEY CALLED HER A WANDERER. Shari Cooper is dead, the victim of a murderous attack. She is on the other side, in a place of spirits, an eternal realm of light and love. But she is given a rare offer. To return to Earth without having to be reborn.
A Dark And Stormy Night. Teresa Chafey is running away from home. Driving north along the California coast, she picks up two mysterious hitchhikers: Poppy Corn and Freedom Jack. Together the three of them tell stories: Teresa of her devastating relationship with her boyfriend, Poppy of a sad young woman she once knew, and Freedom of a talented young man with a violent temper. Yet as they talk, a darker story unfolds around them. A story of life and death, of redemption and damnation. It will be the longest night of Teresa's life. Maybe the last night of her life.
One minute Sara's bored on vacation in Istanbul. The next, she's unearthed a flying carpet that cleverly drags her to the mysterious Island of the Djinn--or genies. By her side is Amesh, a cute guy she has a crush on but doesn't yet trust. When Amesh learns the secret of invoking djinn, he loses control. He swears he'll call upon only one djinn and make one wish. The plan sounds safe enough. But neither Sara nor Amesh are any match for the monster that that swells before them. It hypnotizes Amesh, compelling him to steal Sara's flying carpet and leave her stranded on the island. Discovering the carpet has sparked a new path for Sara, one that will lead her to battle creatures even deadlier than djinn. In this fight, Sara can save mankind, herself, or the boy she cares for. Who will she be forced to sacrifice?
Adam didn't believe all the stories about Spooksville. Adam has just moved to the small town of Springville. The first day there, he meets Sally, who tells him the city's real name is Spooksville, because of the all the spooky things that go on in it. Adam doesn't believe her until they team up with Watch and go in search of the Secret Path - a magical path that leads to other Spooksvilles. Together, Adam, Sally, and Watch will take the Secret Path and pass through a dark doorway. On the other side they will find a terrifying Spooksville where there are huge spiders, living skeletons, evil black knights, and a witch who just loves to make dolls - out of kids.
Mark has just fallen in love for the first time. Her name is Becky and unfortunately for Mark, she already has a boyfriend.
It was a perfect weekend ... for murder. Lara thought the ski trip would be a blast. The old gang was getting together for the first time in years. But then there's a very unexpected visitor...
They found Karen Holly dead in the mountain stream and thought Jason had murdered her in a fit of rage. Now Jason has a new girlfriend, and together with some new kids in town is returning to the place where Karen was killed. Some will die.
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Christopher Pike comes a brand-new fascinating and seductive new novel about a girl with a mysterious ability--but one that carries an unimaginable cost.From the moment Fred meets Aja, he knows she's different. She's pretty, soft-spoken, shy--yet seems to radiate an unusual peace. Fred quickly finds himself falling in love with her. Then strange things begin to happen around Aja. A riot breaks out that Aja is able to stop by merely speaking a few words. A friend of Fred's suffers a serious head injury and has a miraculous recovery. Yet Aja swears she has done nothing. Unfortunately, Fred is not the only one who notices Aja's unique gifts. As more and more people begin to question who Aja is and what she can do, she's soon in grave danger. Because none of them truly understands the source of Aja's precious abilities--or their devastating cost. Love Aja or hate her--you will never forget her. In Strange Girl, #1 bestselling author Christopher Pike has created the rarest of novels--a love story that swings between a heart-pounding mystery and a stirring mystical journey.
At five thousand years old, the vampire Alisa thought she was smart enough to stay out of trouble. But when her creator returns to hunt her, she must protect herself by befriending Ray, the boy who may be her only chance at finding her maker. When she begins to fall in love with Ray, all of a sudden there is more at stake than her own life. Originally published in 1994, this series netted more than 500,000 copies as individual titles and later as bind-ups. This hot new repackage will revive the series for today's teen.
What Alisa has desired for five thousand years has finally come true--she is once again human. But now she is defenseless, vulnerable, and for the first time in centuries, emotional. As she attempts to reconcile her actions as a vampire with her new connection to humanity, she begins to understand the weight of life and death decisions. Can Alisa resolve her past and build a new identity, or is she doomed to repeat her fatal mistakes? From the paranormal series that netted more than 500,000 copies after its initial publication in 1994, this stylish, repackaged bindup is ideal for today's vampire-savvy teen audience.
When 5,000-year-old vampire Alisa discovers Teri, a long-lost descendent of her human family, all she wants is to get closer to her. But along with getting to know Teri, Alisa discovers an undeniable connection with Matt--Teri's boyfriend. She's not sure why she can't stop thinking about Matt, and before she can figure it out, she's attacked in her home by someone--or something--that is definitely not human. Determined to track down what appears to be a new race of immortals, Alisa travels with Matt to Europe and realizes there is more to unravel than she ever thought possible...and that nothing--including Matt--is at all what it seems.
The conclusion to the phenomenally successful Thirst series follows five-thousand-year-old vampire Alisa Perne as she battles a new race of immortals: the Telar. The Telar are a challenging threat. But Alisa is hungry for blood--and thirsty for revenge.
The weekend in Mexico sounded like a dream vacation. It should have been perfect, but someone was getting revenge and the terror wouldn't stop till the weekend was over.
There's a bar called "The Captain's Table," where those who have commanded mighty vessels of every shape and era can meet, relax, and share a friendly drink or two with others of their calling. Sometimes a brawl may break out but it's all in the family, more or less. Just remember, the first round of drinks is always paid for with a story...fishy or not. Years before Kirk took command, Captain Christopher Pike guided the Starship EnterpriseTM on a five-year mission. Pike's journey took him to many new and unexplored realms, none more strange or perilous than a devastated star system where huge, space-faring lifeforms, vital to the survival of one inhabited star system, wreak havoc on the humanoid inhabitants of the other. Captain Pike must thrust the Enterprise into deadly danger as he fights to save one innocent civilization without dooming the other.
Five teenagers find themselves the only ones left in the world. Betty Sue, a girl who committed suicide, had written stories about each of them. Who was she? What was she?
A mysterious cat causes chaos in the tenth book in New York Times bestselling author Christopher Pike's Spooksville series.Adam and his friends are exploring the area around Spooksville when they come across a black cat. It seems friendly: it purrs when they rub its back, and licks its paws like any other cat. But then it follows them back to town, and strange things begin to happen. A tree falls down, and a house catches fire. Each time something bad happens, the cat is there--watching, with its strange green eyes. And it won't go away. Adam and his friends don't know what to do. Especially when the fearsome feline begins to use its powers on them!
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