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There's something lurking in the halls of Wilton Middle School. Something with fur . . . and claws . . . and long, sharp teeth. Something absolutely terrifying. And it doesn't like new kids.
You hold in your hand the key to a shadow world of shivers and screams. Take a step away from the safe, comfortable world you know. Unlock the door to terror. There's always room for one more in . . . The Nightmare Room. Every night Ben Shipley searches the sky for beings from outer space. But Ben doesn't know there's a real live alien much closer than he thinks!
Say hi to Luke. Today is not his lucky day. It's the first day of school, and he just got his locker assignment-locker 13. Lucky 13? No. Not for Luke. He has just opened the door to The Nightmare Room.
Say Happy Birthday to Maggie O'Connor. She's that shy, pretty girl standing outside the fortune-teller's tent. Maggie and her friends came to the carnival for fun. But Maggie won't be celebrating for long. The old woman who reads her palm will soon have Maggie screaming in horror. Because Maggie hasn't really entered a fortune-teller's tent. She has stepped into The Nightmare Room.
That tall boy walking so confidently into the party is Ross Arthur. This isn't a surprise party, but Ross has a frightening shock in store. You see, standing across the room is Ross's identical twin. The problem? Ross doesn't have a twin. It looks as if tonight this party is being held in The Nightmare Room.
That's Alex Smith rushing past you, hurrying home to check out his journal. Why? Because Alex has never written a word in his journal, but yesterday, a mysterious entry appeared in the book - one that told Alex about the future. Alex can't wait to read the journal tonight to find out if there's anything new inside. Too bad he doesn't realize that by opening that book, he's opening the door to...The Nightmare Room
Meet Laura. She's the tall girl holding two stray cats. Laura loves caring for animals. But lately, the animals in the forest near her home have been acting strange. Bats swarm and attack in broad daylight. On her walks, Laura hears eerie howls and inhuman cries. And now, she is about to meet another animal. An animal so ugly and evil, it can only be described as a creature. Poor Laura. Sometimes a path through the forest can lead to The Nightmare Room
You hold in your hand the key to a shadow world of shivers and screams. Take a step away from the safe, comfortable world you know. Unlock the door to terror. There's always room for one more in...The Nightmare Room. Spencer Turner is a major electronics geek, and he's just purchased a cool new gadget called The Howler. It's supposed to allow Spencer to pick up the howls of ghosts and spirits. Spencer would love to communicate with the spirit world. He can't wait to see if it works. Unfortunately, Spencer soon hears his own howls of horror -- because when he turns on The Howler, he opens a channel to The Nightmare Room. What will you find in The Nightmare Room next time? Check out book 8: Shadow Girl.
You hold in your hand the key to a shadow world of shivers and screams. Take a step away from the safe, comfortable world you know. Unlock the door to terror. There's always room for one more in . . . The Nightmare Room. Take a look at Selena Miles sitting in the park across the way. She looks bored, doesn't she? That's because she thinks nothing exciting ever happens to her. But Selena is about to learn the truth about herself -- her real identity, and her super powers. Too bad her powers come with a price. Selena has an archenemy who wants her dead. Maybe boring was better, but it's too late. Selena's crossed over into The Nightmare Room.
You hold in your hand the key to a shadow world of shivers and screams. Take a step away from the safe, comfortable world you know. Unlock the door to terror. There's always room for one more in . . . The Nightmare Room.
In "Don't Forget Me!" A sister wishes her brother ill and lives to regret her impulsive words. In "Locker 13" A boy who has always been very average suddenly becomes VERY lucky. Too lucky? And what will be the price that he is required to pay for his good fortune? In "My Name Is Evil" a girl is thought to have become an evil witch on her thirteenth birthday. But is she really the source of the accidents happening to, and harming her best friends?
Twelve ultra-smart kids have been selected to take part in a survival competition called Life Games, which is being held on a tropical island. But who, or what, is the enemy? A 3-part series within The Nightmare Room, the Thrillogy will reveal all...April can't wait to go the Life Games competition. Only eleven other kids were chosen to take part in the tough physical challenges, and April knows she will survive and win the $100,000 prize. What poor April doesn't know is that an ancient evil will be playing in the games as well. And what April will really be competing for...is her life! Who Will Survive? Read all three books in The Nightmare Room Thrillogy to find out!
Twelve ultra-smart, ultra-competitive kids have been selectedto take part in a survival competition called Life Games. Not only will they have to overcome the dangers of life on atropical island, they'll also have to face the evil presence thatlives there ... waiting for its next victim. What Scares You the Most? April is stranded on the island! She's desperate to escape and get back to her normal life. But April's life will never be normal again. Because someone -- or something -- evil will follow her home, using her deepest fears against her.
Twelve ultra-smart, ultra-competitive kids have been selected to take part in a survival competition called Life Games. Not only will they have to overcome the dangers of life on a tropical island, they'll also have to face the evil presence that lives there...waiting for its next victim. No Survivors April must return to the island where the games began. But now the evil is ready to play the final round. And this time, there is just one rule-win, or die!Don't tell anyone the surprise ending to The Nightmare Room Thrillogy!
More than twenty New York Times bestselling authors team up to create a first-rate serial novel, a one-of-a-kind collaboration that combines the skills of America's greatest storytellers to produce one spellbinding whopper of a mystery. Alexander McCall Smith. Sandra Brown. Faye Kellerman. J.A. Jance. Jeffery Deaver. Kathy Reichs. Lisa Scottoline. Jeff Lindsay. Only a handful of the names that make up the all-star lineup of authors behind the creation of No Rest for the Dead, a tale of vengeance, greed, and love that flows seamlessly, in the words of David Baldacci, "as it passes from mind to mind of each Creator." Recently, twenty-some of the nation's leading mystery and thriller writers joined together to form The American Detection Club, a group dedicated to publishing high-quality anthologies and serial genre novels. In No Rest for the Dead, their first endeavor, the group has collaborated to create the mystery behind the murder of Christopher Thomas, a curator at San Francisco's Museum of Fine Arts. Though Thomas's wife was convicted and executed for the crime, detective Jon Nunn is not convinced. Ten years after the murder, Nunn gathers together all who were present on the night Christopher died, intent on uncovering the truth, suspect by suspect. Edited by the talent at The Strand Magazine, the home of mystery fiction since 1890, No Rest for the Dead is a thrilling, page-turning accomplishment that only America's very best could achieve.
Getting lost on their way to Zoo Gardens Theme Park, the Morris family instead finds Horrorland, an amusement park with no crowds, no lines, and heart-stopping rides that go beyond creepy.
Chrissy seems like the perfect babysitter for Amanda's little brother and sister, but Amanda discovers her secret. Babysitting is Chrissy's job but killing is what she does best!
Eleanor hasn't had a chance to make friends since they move around so much. When Eleanor's father gets killed, Pricilla Fear invites Eleanor to live with them. What's the Fear family secret? Is Trevor falling in love with Eleanor?
Dragged into a haunted house by his friend Aaron, Max finds some objects that he thinks might help his ghost friends Nicky and Tara. But when he takes them home for further research, he upsets a whole colony of evil ghosts--and sends a crazy human-melting Heat Ghost after the girl of his dreams! When Max realizes what he's done, he embarks on a wild ride across town to keep the ghost from melting his classmates. Will he make it in time--or will his whole school melt into the ground, with all his friends inside? From the Hardcover edition.
Dragged into a haunted house by his friend Aaron, Max finds some objects that he thinks might help his ghost friends Nicky and Tara. But when he takes them home for further research, he upsets a whole colony of evil ghosts--and sends a crazy human-melting Heat Ghost after the girl of his dreams! When Max realizes what he's done, he embarks on a wild ride across town to keep the ghost from melting his classmates. Will he make it in time--or will his whole school melt into the ground, with all his friends inside?From the Hardcover edition.
Al's stink bomb doesn't explode... And it doesn't smell. It just sits there. Some chemistry set, Al thinks. Big deal. And then it starts to ooze. It oozes all over the cat. It oozes all over Al's best friend. Everything the ooze touches... changes. Forever. And now the ooze is coming right at Al!
"You're Hurting Me!" Breathing heavily, his chest heaving, he loosened his grip a little. Backing away, Della saw the silver chain around his neck. Three silver skulls hung from the chain. "Oh!" They were so ugly, so realistic, so evil looking. He stared into her eyes. He seemed to be trying to read her thoughts. "What do you want?" she asked. He didn't reply. He didn't move or blink. His silence was scarier than when he talked to her. She suddenly remembered the ZAP gun. She had shoved it into her back jeans pocket. She reached for it now, felt the barrel first, then grabbed the handle. She jerked her arm back, raised the gun, and fired. A spray of yellow paint shot onto his forehead. He sputtered, surprised, then cried out angrily, and let go of her to wipe his forehead. She took off, racing, stumbling, flying along the ground. Where was she going? She didn't know. She didn't care. She only knew she would do anything to escape...
All Sarah wants is a family that's cooler. One morning she wakes up to find that her embarrassing parents are different. And not only different but better. However, there comes a time when she realises that her "perfect" Mum and Dad are not all they seem to be.
Bernie Bridges has it all figured out. April-May June--the hottest girl in the fourth grade--will ask him to the annual girl-invite-boy school dance. They'll dance the night away, and April-May June will totally fall for him.
Cari Taylor and her three friends are looking forward to a "party summer," working at The Howling Wolf Inn, an old hotel on a tiny island off Cape Cod. But to their dismay, the hotel is completely deserted, and someone warns them to leave immediately. But the mysterious owner, Simon Fear III, allows Cari and her friends to stay, giving them the run of the hotel. The four teenagers are thrilled...until Simon Fear is murdered. Cari and her horrified friends want out--but they can't escape! They're trapped on the island. And that's when the "party" begins...
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