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When Luke and Mandy start experiencing strange hallucinations and blackouts, they know something is seriously, out-of-this-world wrong Luke Ingram is on his way home one evening when the sky goes black and seems to swallow him whole--but four hours later he wakes up in his own room with no idea how he got there. And Luke isn't the only one experiencing these strange occurrences. The last thing Mandy Durgin remembers before waking up on her front porch is falling asleep in her bed hours before. When their creepy classmate Quentin starts following them around and harassing them, Luke and Mandy realize Quentin may know more about their lost time than he's letting on. They know something isn't right, but what could possibly have caused them to black out at the same time? And why are they having the same terrifying hallucinations about cold operating tables and large, bug-like eyes? Mandy knows there has to be a rational explanation, but Luke isn't so sure. Those faces in his visions were so . . . alien. Still, the thought of alien abductions is absurd. But when Luke and Mandy black out again the next night, Luke is ready to consider the possibility that their troubles might have an extraterrestrial cause.
When their classmates are kidnapped, Nick, Jessie, and Frasier must defeat the aliens once and for all Nick, Jessie, and Frasier have managed to escape the clutches of slimy alien invaders--only to be taken prisoner by their own parents. The extraterrestrials are controlling the minds of all the adults in town, and the trio is now under house arrest. With locks on their doors and windows, and aliens watching their every move, Nick, Jessie, and Frasier don't think it could get any worse . . . until they realize they'll be forced to go to summer school! The three kids know they have to get away before the aliens take over their minds too. But why have their parents been targeted? And why are all the adults doing so much digging? Nick, Jessie, and Frasier must rush to discover the truth about the invasion before the aliens can complete their evil plans. It's not just their lives on the line--it's the life of the entire town.
In this final battle between Aliens and humans, Nick, Jessie, and Frasier attempt to defeat the brain stealers and prevent the earth from falling under their domination.
When humans rescued the wolf-boy, they were unaware of the danger it would put them in Saved from the werewolves who want him to join them, Gruff is taken in by a family of normal humans. He is fond of Paul and his sister, Kim, remembering the kind of sibling bond he once had with the wolf pups. He tries to behave like a normal boy, eating with utensils and attending school, but he knows there are only a few weeks left before the next full moon and the change he's bound to endure. Trying to resist the pull of the wereing--the transformation into full werewolf--Gruff must hide when the moon transforms him. But his change is not the only danger that lurks in the small town of Fox Hollow, a place full of people who don't believe in monsters--even when the monsters lurk among them.
Two children face the terrors of a house that wants them dead Can Jason and Sally survive the evil spirits in the house on Cherry Street until their parents return? Jason looks for clues to the house's mysterious history--especially the "accidental" fall that killed Bobby, the ghost who still fears his terrifying nanny and whose body was never found. Maybe if Jason and his sister can right the wrongs of the past, the house will no longer be haunted. But that means they'll have to go back inside . . .
A vacation house has a terrifying past--one that only the children know about Jason, his little sister, Sally, and his parents plan to spend the summer in the perfect seaside vacation home. But as soon as Jason steps onto the porch, icy air grips him, and he feels the stare of an invisible being. Although he can't explain it, he knows that in this house, children are not welcome. Jason soon meets Steve, a friendly kid who teases him about the so-called haunted house and the witch who used to live there. Jason tries to ignore him, but he's pretty sure there's truth to the spooky tale. Especially when he meets the pale figure of a child in the house . . .
A haunted house continues its quest for vengeance on two young children After surviving the wrath of the house that wants them dead, Jason and his four-year-old sister, Sally, face a new challenge--a week without their mom and dad. When their parents are called away to deal with a work crisis, they are left with Katie, a seventeen-year-old babysitter. Katie doesn't believe in spirits, but that doesn't matter to Bobby, the ghost of the child who was murdered here. Bobby has become closer than ever to Sally--in fact, he now possesses her. And his hatred of babysitters and desire for vengeance will leave Jason, Sally, and Katie in even more danger than before.
Born human and raised as a wolf--but forever destined to be a monster Abandoned as a child, Gruff is taken in and raised by a Wolfmother. She teaches him to survive in the wild--and to be wary of the Legwalkers. When a chance encounter brings Gruff near humans again, he wants to know more about this world to which he no longer belongs. But as he soon discovers, he doesn't really fit in with the wolves either. As Gruff feels his body change into that of a monster--and hears the evil call coming from others like him--he knows it's time to face the terrible truth about himself.
The first book in a stirring trilogy featuring a tormented young werewolf struggling with the monster within--and the world around him. He was abandoned in the woods as a toddler and taken in by a wolf mother. During his twelfth winter, a strange feeling haunts him, and, one night during a full moon, a terrifying transformation takes place.
With the adults possessed by alien invaders, can Nick, Jessie, and Frasier save their town? Twelve-year-old twins Nick and Jessie are woken up in the middle of the night by a blazing white light followed by a loud explosion. As they rush to the window, rain suddenly begins pouring down, and the water starts to glow. It is the strangest thunderstorm they've ever seen, and it stops as quickly as it started. Nick has a feeling it may not have been a storm at all, but visitors from another planet. When he and Jessie decide to investigate a strange sound downstairs, they find their mom and dad digging a hole in the basement. At least, they think it's their mom and dad. But since when does their mom let them eat all the junk food they want, and why isn't their dad going to work? Nick and Jessie know something is wrong, and if their hunch is right, their parents' bodies have been taken over by aliens. It's up to Nick, Jessie, and their best friend, Frasier, to solve the mystery and protect their town from an extraterrestrial threat.
Nick and his twin sister Jessie both saw the strange glow hovering over Harley Hills. Suddenly their lives are transformed. All the adults are acting like robots and the horror begins.
Can Nick and Frasier save Jessie from becoming the aliens' next victim? Nick, Jessie, and Frasier are three ordinary kids with one extraordinary problem: Their parents' brains have been taken over by aliens! The three thought they had beaten the extraterrestrials for good, but now they're back and more terrifying than ever. All the adults in town are now mindless servants to the invaders, and the kids have no idea how to wake them up. It's three twelve-year-olds against an army. When Jessie is kidnapped, Nick and Frasier will stop at nothing to save her before she becomes the newest slave. But how can they save Jessie when they can't even save themselves? Nick and Frasier know that the aliens' nest is hidden deep in Harley Hill--and once they go in, they may never come out.
The only way for Nick, Jessie, and Frasier to fight the aliens is to track down the source of their energy. But when Jessie is captured, the boys must fight a tentacle alien in a slimy ancient cave to save her.
Gruff fights the wereing to save himself and his human family More than anything, Gruff would like to be the human boy that his new family thinks he is. But he knows he will always have to fight the wereing--the transformation into full werewolf--to protect them from the evil that lurks in the shadows. But the werewolves aren't just out to get Gruff--they plan to take over the entire town of Fox Hollow . . . and then move on to the next town, and the one after that, until they control the world. And these monsters have planned their first kill already--Gruff's sister, Kim.
In the conclusion to The Werewolf Chronicles trilogy, the wolf boy undergoes a horrible transformation during a full moon and discovers that the wereing will never end.
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