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The Ghost in the Third Row

by Bruce Coville

In the first book of the Nina Tanleven Mysteries, Nina investigates the ghost of a haunted auditorium Standing on the Grand Theater's storied stage, sixth-grader Nina Tanleven is about to audition for the latest local production. But as she launches into song, she sees a mysterious woman dressed all in white appearing out of nowhere. It isn't until later, after Nina has won a part in the play, that she learns the truth: Fifty years ago, on the Grand's famous stage, the beautiful actress Lily Larkin--known for her captivating white costumes--was killed by a falling chandelier. Ever since, rumors have swirled that the ghost of Lily Larkin haunts the Grand. When eerie events start disrupting the play's rehearsals, Nina knows that Lily is responsible. But what is Lily trying to tell her? Along with her best friend, Chris, Nina decides that the only way she can save the play is to get to the bottom of this decades-old murder mystery. The Ghost in the Third Row is the first book of the Nina Tanleven Mysteries, which continue with The Ghost Wore Gray and The Ghost in the Big Brass Bed. This ebook features an illustrated personal history of Bruce Coville including rare images from the author's collection.

The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn (Samurai Mysteries)

by Dorothy Hoobler Thomas Hoobler

It was the age when samurai ruled Japan. Young Seikei, son of a tea merchant, has an impossible dream: to become a samurai himself. Then, when a precious jewel is stolen at the inn where Seikei and his father are staying, Seikei steps forward to tell what he saw: a ghost crept through the inn during the night. One person believes him: the samurai judge investigating the case. He sends Seikei on a mission that will take him into places stranger and more terrifying than he had ever imagined. To fulfill his task, Seikei learns the price a samurai must pay to defend his honor.

A Ghost in the Window

by Betty Ren Wright

Meg's nightmare about a thin, gray-haired man who beckons her to follow him through a dark doorway will no doubt come true. That's the way it is with all of her "real" dreams, the ones that her grandmother calls "a secret window into the future." Meg suspects that her dream is about sixteen-year-old Caleb Larsen's father, who died in a car crash after allegedly stealing $50,000 from a local bank. Could Mr. Larsen be trying to reach Caleb and his mother through Meg's dreams? Is he trying to reveal the truth about what happened? As Meg's nightmare begins to come true, she learns to cope with her own past as well as Caleb's, and to see the present in a different, more positive light.

Ghost Invasion

by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

It's almost Halloween, and the Castle Court Kids are ready to raise some ghostsThe old Anderson barn is haunted. According to sixteen-year-old Bettina Katzenbach, the ghosts of Addie Anderson and her bandit boyfriend return every Halloween. Enthralled by the sad story of the doomed, centuries-old romance, Kate Nicely and Aurora Pappas hatch a plot to see the phantom lovers for themselves.Their scheme is thwarted by the other Castle Court Kids, who are trying to horn in on the action. Eddy Wong, Carlos Garcia, and Bucky Brockhurst have their own plan for raising the spirits. So do their younger sisters and brothers. How are the ghosts supposed to rest easy with an invasion of Castle Court Kids? To top it all off, their parents just came up with the brilliant idea that they all go trick-or-treating together.But on this Halloween of chills and thrills, strange creatures walk the night . . .This ebook features an extended biography of Zilpha Keatley Snyder.

Ghost Light on Graveyard Shoal

by Elizabeth Mcdavid Jones

On an island off the coast of Virginia, the daughter of a US Lifesaver investigates a series of suspicious shipwrecksIt's 1895. Rhoda Midyette lives on Glenn Island, where her father is keeper of the US Lifesaving Station. He leads rescue operations whenever a ship hits the dangerous shoals around the island--which has happened far too often lately. One stormy night, when Rhoda and her father's team help the survivors off their destroyed boat, she spies a mysterious light on the cape above Graveyard Shoal. The next day, she finds footprints in the sand. Is someone deliberately causing the collisions? Swaying their lanterns so the sailors will navigate toward the perilous shallows instead of away from them? Or is it a ghost light--and are the footprints those of the mythical mangled mariner? As she digs deeper, Rhoda uncovers clues that threaten everything she knows. With so much at stake--including her best-friendship with the gravely ill Pearl--Rhoda has to trust in herself and find a way to save lives. This ebook includes a historical afterword.

Ghost Light on Graveyard Shoal (American Girl History Mysteries #21)

by Elizabeth Mcdavid Jones

In the late nineteenth century, twelve-year-old Rhoda investigates her suspicion that a wrecker may be luring ships to their destruction on the Virginia barrier island where her father is Keeper of a U.S. Lifesaving Station. Includes historical notes on the United States Life-Saving Service.

Ghost Medicine

by Andrew Smith

Still mourning the recent death of his mother, seventeen-year-old Troy Stotts relates the events of the previous year when he and his two closest friends try to retaliate against the sheriff's son, who has been bullying them for years.

Ghost Moon

by John Wilson

In the second installment of the Desert Legends Trilogy, Ghost Moon follows young James Doolen's story after he discovers the terrible truth about his father in Written in Blood. The year is 1878, and young Jim is not yet ready to return to Canada. Instead he heads up to New Mexico in hopes of finding work and building a life. On the way he meets Bill Bonney (later to be known as Billy the Kid), who takes him to a ranch south of the town of Lincoln, where they both find work as cowboys. Little does Jim know that he is about to get caught up in a vicious battle for the lucrative army contracts with nearby Fort Stanton. As the violence explodes around him, Jim becomes a helpless witness to cold-blooded murder and watches as Bill swears revenge and leads a gang of killers into the hills. However hard he tries, Jim can't escape the violence and is finally drawn into its bloody conclusion on the streets of Lincoln.

Ghost Mysteries

by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld Nathan Hale

Readers will delve deep--if they dare--into the history of ghosts and their portrayal in literature, art, and pop culture. From the spooky world of haunted castles to the subject of ghost-hunting, this book explores this fascinating subject through stories, facts, and pictures. Perfect for year-round reading--not just at Halloween--this book is sure to thrill readers of all ages!

Ghost of a Chance

by Franklin W. Dixon

IN THE TENNESSEE WOODS, A MOVIE ABOUT A DARING THIEF LANDS THE HARDYS IN DANGER! Years ago Jake "Jumper" Herman bailed out of a plane in the Great Smoky Mountains and disappeared -- with a fortune in treasure. Now Frank and Joe are helping out on a movie about the escape, working with the animal wranglers, who handle trained mountain lions and bears for the film. But the set seems jinxed. A pretty young star's stunt leads to a hair-raising accident, a Bigfoot menaces the crew and cast, and the ghost of Jumper Herman seems to haunt the woods. From a strange abandoned shack to a wild mountain lion, the boys are busy trying to bail out of big trouble!

Ghost of a Chance

by Laura Peyton Roberts

Melissa Soul's ready for another routine California summer of sunny days at the beach and rainy days of misery at home . . . until her best friend Chloe introduces her to someone incredible. His name is James. He's funny. He's smart. Older too (18). Plus he's amazingly good-looking. Melissa's never met anyone like him. There's just one tiny problem. He's a ghost. And he's living in Chloe's 1920s mansion. What happens when two best friends fall hard for the same ghost? And can a love triangle ever be twisted back into a circle of friendship? From the Hardcover edition.

Ghost of a Chance (Girl Meets Ghost #3)

by Lauren Barnholdt

Kendall takes drastic action when she encounters ghostly overwhelm in this third book in a tween series that Kirkus Reviews calls "bright, bubbly fun."<P> Kendall feels like she's losing at life. The only people who will talk to her are ghosts, and she's exhausted from trying to fix their problems. Meanwhile, Brandon thinks she's a liar, her best friend thinks she's sneaking around with another boy, and her dad is getting serious with a new girlfriend. Kendall can't cope with anything else!<P> Desperate for answers, she decides to visit the one person who might have them--the one person she never wanted to see again. Will her mom be able to help, or will Kendall be stuck without a wisp of hope?

Ghost of a Chance (Hardy Boys Book 169)

by Franklin W. Dixon

IN THE TENNESSEE WOODS, A MOVIE ABOUT A DARING THIEF LANDS THE HARDYS IN DANGER! Years ago Jake "Jumper" Herman bailed out of a plane in the Great Smoky Mountains and disappeared -- with a fortune in treasure. Now Frank and Joe are helping out on a movie about the escape, working with the animal wranglers, who handle trained mountain lions and bears for the film. But the set seems jinxed. A pretty young star's stunt leads to a hair-raising accident, a Bigfoot menaces the crew and cast, and the ghost of Jumper Herman seems to haunt the woods. From a strange abandoned shack to a wild mountain lion, the boys are busy trying to bail out of big trouble!

Ghost of a Hanged Man

by Vivian Vande Velde

An outlaw condemned to be hanged threatens to wreak vengeance from the grave on those responsible for his death.

The Ghost of Ben Hargrove

by Heather Brewer

In this standalone short story from New York Times bestselling author Heather Brewer, a boy wakes up in a cell with no recollection of how he got there--and no idea how he is going to escape.Ben Hargrove has been trapped for so long, he's lost count of the days. In a cell with no windows and only a small slot in the door, he doesn't even know when it's day and when it's night. All Ben knows is the hand that brings him food and medicine. All Ben knows is the cycle from one sleep to the next.But this cycle, something is different. Someone has left Ben a note:There is no freedom.There are no walls.The boy is real.Ben will have to figure out what the cryptic note means, and fast--or he may not make it out of this cell alive.Featuring a first look at Heather Brewer's upcoming novel, The Cemetery Boys, this mysterious and frightening short story will keep you guessing until the very last page--and it will keep you awake long after.HarperTeen Impulse is a digital imprint focused on young adult short stories and novellas, with new releases the first Tuesday of each month.

The Ghost of Blackwood Hall (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #25)

by Carolyn Keene

Mrs. Putney seeks Nancy Drew's help in recovering her stolen jewelry, the search for the thieves takes the teen-age detective and her friends Bess and George to the colorful French Quarter in New Orleans. But the quest is hampered by the strange behavior of Mrs. Putney and two young women who are being victimized by so-called spirits. How can Nancy fight these unseen perpetrators of a cruel hoax? And how can she help the gullible victims when the spirits warn them not to have anything to do with Nancy? The young sleuth's investigations lead her to a deserted old mansion haunted by a phantom organist. How Nancy uses her own ghostlike tactics to outwit the ghost of Blackwood Hall and aids the police in capturing a group of sinister racketeers will keep the reader tense with suspense.

The Ghost Of Blackwood Hall (Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #25, Original Version)

by Carolyn Keene

A search for stolen jewelry takes Nancy to New Orleans where she uncovers a swindling racket in which a medium uses her trade to relieve victims of their valuables. When a family of thieves work together by preying on trusting individuals, they robbed them of their inheritance and work pay. By preying on their good nature, the gang of thieves rob people of their treasures and their money under the guise of helping orphans. Follow Nancy and her friends along with a good dose of help from Mr. Drew and her faithful dog, Togo, as they catch the thieves and restore what was stolen. This is the version published in 1948, before the revisions that occurred to the first 34 Nancy Drew books beginning in the late 1950s.

The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall

by Mary Downing Hahn

When twelve-year-old Florence boards the crowded horse-drawn coach in London, she looks forward to a new life with her great uncle and aunt at Crutchfield Hall, an old manor house in the English countryside. Anything will be better, she thinks, than the grim London orphanage where she has lived since her parents' death. But Florence doesn't expect the ghost of her cousin Sophia, who haunts the cavernous rooms and dimly lit hallways of Crutchfield and concocts a plan to use Florence to help her achieve her murderous goals. Will Florence be able to convince the others in the household of the imminent danger and stop Sophia before it's too late?

The Ghost of Cutler Creek

by Cynthia Defelice

The third book about Allie "ghost magnet" Nichols. Allie has hardly laid the last spirit to rest when she's sure that another one is trying to reach her. But how can Allie help a ghost who won't speak? All she has to go on is a sound -- a sort of whine -- and a smell. At the same time, a strange boy joins her sixth-grade class. Allie doesn't understand why L.J. Cutler would start a new school at the end of the year, or why he's such a surly kid. She wants nothing to do with him. Then Mr. Henry, a teacher she loves, asks Allie to dog-sit Hoover, his golden retriever, while he's away and to befriend L.J. over the summer. She's delighted to spend time with Hoover, but she hardly looks forward to visiting L.J. Cutler -- until she discovers a connection between L.J., the ghost, and Hoover.

The Ghost of Eagle Mountain (Girl Talk #6)

by L. E. Blair

Is there really a ghost on Eagle Mountain? Allison, Randy, Katie, and Sabrina are looking forward to the seventh- grade ski trip to Eagle Mountain. But when strange things start to happen, Allison's convinced that a spirit is trying to contact them!

The Ghost of Ernie P.

by Betty Ren Wright

Three months ago, when Ernie P. Barber came to Treverton from Los Angeles, he'd been like a missile aimed at trouble. And Ernie had chosen Jeff to be his best friend, whether he liked it or not. "You're my buddy, old buddy," Ernie would always say, ". . . and I'm going to cut you in on my T.S.P." But when Ernie dies as a result of a freak accident, Jeff's troubles are only beginning. The ghost of Ernie P. starts to haunt Jeff. At first, Jeff thinks he's going crazy. But when the letters T.S.P. (Ernie's code for Top Secret Plan) and some newspaper clippings keep mysteriously appearing, Jeff is convinced that Ernie's ghost wants him to carry out the T.S.P. alone--whatever it might be. Not until Jeff faces terrible danger and stands up to the ghost of Ernie P. does the mystery of the T.S.P. unravel.

The Ghost of Ernie P.

by Betty Ren Wright

After a freak accident kills Ernie and cuts short his Top Secret Plan, his friend Jeff is haunted by Ernie's ghost and pushed toward carrying out the plan.

The Ghost of Fossil Glen

by Cynthia Defelice

Allie Nichols is being pursued by a ghost. Her friend Karen calls Allie a liar and doesn't want to hear "stuff like that". But her old pal, Dub, listens eagerly as Allie tells him about the voice that guides her down a steep cliff side, the girl she imagines who begs, "Help me", and a terrible nightmare in which that girl falls to her death. Who is that girl? Is she the ghost? And what does the ghost want from Allie?

The Ghost of Graylock

by Dan Poblocki

Does an abandoned asylum hold the key to a frightful haunting? Everyone's heard the stories about Graylock Hall. It was meant to be a place of healing - a hospital where children and teenagers with mental disorders would be cared for and perhaps even cured. But something went wrong. Several young patients died under mysterious circumstances. Eventually, the hospital was shut down, the building abandoned and left to rot deep in the woods. As the new kid in town, Neil Cady wants to see Graylock for himself. Especially since rumor has it that the building is haunted. He's got fresh batteries in his flashlight, a camera to document the adventure, and a new best friend watching his back. Neil might think he's prepared for what he'll find in the dark and decrepit asylum. But he's certainly not prepared for what follows him home. . . . Scary, suspenseful, and surprising, Dan Poblocki's latest ghost story will keep you turning pages deep into the dead of night.

The Ghost of Lunenburg Manor (Tom and Liz Austen Mystery #17)

by Eric Wilson

A fire burning on the sea... icy fingers in the night... a dog that won't go near its master's bedroom... strange characters... These are the mysterious components of the mystery that starts when professor Zinck invites Tom Austen and his sister, Liz to visit a haunted house.

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