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1. John and Sarah cross paths with a sand sculptor whose creations are shockingly real -- a little too real... 2. Ben inherits a seemingly ordinary pocket watch from his grandfather. It may be his only hope against a bird with a taste for blood... 3. Jessica and Robbie have been left in Laura's care for the evening. But tonight Laura doesn't quite seem like Laura...
Chloe never quite believed her friends' stories about the "Cat Lady". But when a dare goes horribly wrong, she finds out that the truth is more terrifying than anyone had ever imagined... Plus, two more terrible tales. Think happy thoughts. You've entered a scary place. Welcome to "The Midnight Library".
1. Adam and David go canoeing. Trouble awaits them in the water. The hungry kind of trouble. 2. Katie screams when she sees a mouse. And another one. And another one. And another one. 3. Kelly pursues a dream role in the school play. Offstage, her life is becoming a nightmare.
Simon prefers computer games to reality, but a shockingly real turn of events might mean "Game Over" -- forever. This story and two additional contributions equal three more ways to define the word "fear".
Michael is afraid of the dark. Soon, he'll realize there's nothing to fear except fear itself -- until he meets the hideous things that stalk him in the night. This story is joined by two additional tales for this frightening collection.
1. Lauren discovers that the truth hurts when a very big lie comes back to haunt her. 2. Craig and Brian board a train without buying tickets. Their final destination may prove TOO final. 3. Alexis attends a dangerous drama class in which the drama is no act. Read. Scream. Repeat. Welcome to "The Midnight Library".
1. Louise learns that too many trips to the local candy shop can be bad for her health -- in more ways than one. 2. Greg and Sam press their luck with a roll of some dice. Devious dice. 3. Rory and April couldn't be more excited about their family's dazzling new car, but they'd be better off walking.
Welcome, reader. My name is Damien Graves, curator of that secret institution: The Midnight Library. Where is The Midnight Library, you ask? Why have you never heard of it? For the sake of your own safety, these questions are better left unanswered. However . . . as long as you promise not to reveal where you heard the following (no matter who or what demands it of you), I will reveal what I keep here in my ancient vaults. After many years of searching, I have gathered the most terrifying collection of stories known to humanity. They will chill you to your very core, and make the flesh creep on your young, brittle bones. So go ahead, brave soul. Turn the page. After all, what's the worst that could happen. . . ? Damien Graves
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