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In this novel of mounting suspense from award-winning author Herbert Lieberman, a terrifying surprise waits beneath a couple's New England homeAlbert and Alice Graves live a normal, if monotonous, domestic life. They've never had children; they spend their days tending to their home and enjoying their time together. One day, when the oil man, Richard, is refilling their furnace, Alice invites him to dinner, never suspecting that a casual act of charity will lead to a horrifying, morbid discovery in the crawlspace underneath their beloved house.The Graves take Richard into their lives, becoming attached to his presence as though to the son they never had. Their town, though, is not nearly so welcoming. When the locals lash out against the Graves and their strange houseguest, the contented household is irrevocably drawn into a darkness they could not have imagined.
Alice and Albert Graves, a charming, civilized couple have retired to the country after Albert suffered two heart attacks.They read, garden, live quietly. The novel begins on the day a young man comes to repair the oil heater. Touched by a shy, poignant quality in him, they invite him to stay for dinner. Several weeks later they become aware that mysterious things are happening in their house-there are odd noises in this formerly quiet sanctuary, objects strangely disappear, and there is a sense of alarm in the air. And then they realize that Richard Atlee has secretly returned and taken up residence with them. Not in the house. But in their crawlspace-a dank, narrow area in the basement, between the foundations and the house. After that, nothing is ever the same
No one writes "good scary fun" (The Washington Post) better than New York Times bestselling master of psychological suspense Lisa Unger. With more than 1.7 million books sold in more than thirty countries, it's clear why USA TODAY declared that her thrillers "should be on everyone's to-read list."Falling in love can feel like a dream...or a living nightmare. Darkness has a way of creeping up when Ian is with Priss. Even when they were kids, playing in the woods of their small Upstate New York town, he could feel it. Still, Priss was his best friend, his salvation from the bullies who called him "loser" and "fatboy"...and from his family's deadly secrets. Now that they've both escaped to New York City, Ian no longer inhabits the tortured shell of his childhood. He is a talented and successful graphic novelist, and Priss...Priss is still trouble. The booze, the drugs, the sex--Ian is growing tired of late nights together trying to keep the past at bay. Especially now that he's met sweet, beautiful Megan, whose love makes him want to change for the better. But Priss doesn't like change. Change makes her angry. And when Priss is angry, terrible things begin to happen...
A powerful high-tech company. A postcard-pretty company town. Families. Children. Sunshine. Happiness. A high school football team that never-ever loses. And something else. Something horrible ... Now, there is a new family in town. A shy, nature-loving teenager. A new hometown. A new set of bullies. Maybe the team's sports clinic can help him. Rebuild him. They won't hurt him again. They won't dare.From the Paperback edition.
Diagnosis: Wolf by Poppy Dennison Thanks to his good-for-nothing brother, Andrew Hughes is up to his eyeballs in debt and needs a job fast. When a nursing position opens up in Myerson, Arizona, Andrew has no choice but to take it, despite a warning about how difficult a patient Caleb DiMartino can be. Andrew can deal with a little trouble--but Caleb's strange family, the armed guards, and the unknown cause of Caleb's mysterious illness may be beyond his skill set. Landslide by Mary Calmes For three years, paranormal courier Frank Corrigan has been working for incubus demon Cael Berith. Cael knows Frank is his mate, but Frank is pretty sure Cael doesn't even like him, never mind want to spend the rest of his life with him, so their personal relationship is at an impasse. When Frank's sister, Lindsey, gets bitten by a werewolf she's sleeping with--and possibly witnesses a murder--Frank rides to her rescue. If he's lucky, he might just save his love life too.
Volume TwoTwo Men. One Apocalypse. Rise of the Revenants by Poppy Dennison Vampyres are on the loose in Detroit, and novice hunter Taz Cohen is on the job. The mission seems simple: stop the vamps. But Taz knows nothing about the mythical creatures, so he's in for the fight of his life. Then he meets insanely attractive construction worker Darren Foster, who jumps into the battle with both feet. Sparks and bullets fly as they struggle against the vampyre horde and their attraction to each other. Avoiding gruesome death from the undead might be easier than shielding their hearts from each other. Legacy of Blood and Death by Rhys Ford For Javi Navarro, Detroit will become another blood-splattered city in his rearview mirror after he puts its dead back into the ground. Expecting an easy hunting job, Javi instead finds a kiss of ancient vampyres on the hunt for a descendant of their long-dead creator. Reclusive Ciarnan Mac Gerailt abandoned his family legacy of blood and death magic after it nearly destroyed him. Unfortunately for Ciarnan, the Motor City can only be saved if he resumes his dark arts and joins forces with Javi Navarro, the hunter who brought the vampyre apocalypse--and hope for the future--straight to Ciarnan's front door.
Tad is in over his head when his family takes a vacation to Club Lagoona, a new resort and water park. His mom, his dad, and little sister are having fun, but Tad's not, and he shouldn't. There's something lurking beneath the surface of the club's pool. Something that loves slow swimmers -- for lunch!
Berrie is very excited when her teacher asks everyone to do a report on an animal that they've seen in their state. But no one believes that Berrie has seen a coyote in the local park! Can she convince them that the creature is real?
For kids who love the Origami Yoda and Zombie Chasers series comes the first book in an epically hilarious, fully illustrated middle grade adventure series, starring some of history's best-known mythical beasts, from the dynamic creators of Herbert's Wormhole.Twelve-year-old Jordan Grimsley has moved with his family into an old, abandoned house in Florida that belonged to his long-lost grandfather. While clearing stuff out of the attic, Jordan finds a scrapbook filled with old news clippings about local sightings of the mythological South Florida Skunk Ape. Determined to learn more, he persuades Eldon Pecone, the only other kid for miles, to come along on an excursion into the swamp, where many of the sightings occurred.This is when Jordan makes a startling discovery: not only is the Skunk Ape real, but Eldon is an elite member of a secret society of Creature Keepers--humans assigned to protect a variety of mythical beasts. And when they discover that the Loch Ness Monster has gone missing, it kick-starts a fast-paced, funny, and totally original race across the globe to restore order and balance to the world.
Abbie, Jordan, and Eldon are off on their next Creature Keepers mission in the second book in this epically hilarious, fully illustrated middle grade adventure series, from the dynamic creators of Herbert's Wormhole.Gearing up for a triumphant return to South Florida, and their new position as honorary Creature Keepers, Abbie and Jordan are surprised when it turns out they are actually heading north of the border to Canada for their summer vacation. With Creature Keepers the world over abandoning their posts, the two siblings have been tapped for a special assignment: to serve as the new keepers for Syd--otherwise known as Bigfoot!Caring for Syd has never been a particularly difficult job--he's more than content to sit around in his treehouse and watch TV all day. But TV, in fact, is posing the newest threat to the Creature Keepers. Specifically, a reality-show host named Buck Wilde is dead set on tracking down Bigfoot and exposing him. And before long, the Keepers suspect that Buck isn't the only one intent on finding Syd....
THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME MAY BE HIS LAST . . . When RICKY KIDD and the Accidental Detectives win grand prize in a science contest, the reward is beyond anything they could have imagined. A journey to Canada with a world-famous scientist to search for the legendary lake creature Ogopogo is the stuff of dreams. But some troubling discoveries turn their trip into a nightmare! Searching for a monster is hair-raising enough, but Ricky soon discovers that there is a deeper, more sinister plan afoot. Unraveling the plot takes all of his skill, courage, and determination . . . and might mean risking his life. If he is wrong, the consequences will be unthinkable! *WHAT IS THE SECRET THAT THE ADULTS ON THE EXPEDITION ARE HIDING? *WHO IS SABOTAGING THE MISSION . . . AND WHY? *HOW DO THE DISCOVERIES OF SCIENCE FIT WITH RICKY'S FAITH IN GOD?
She's not going to give you detention. She's not going to give you a bad grade. She's going to eat you! Welcome to a new millennium of fear--2,000 times the scares!
When his father disappears, Gavin Meadows's search uncovers a race of semihuman beings that have existed in-and under-the city for centuries.
Billy and his sister, Sheena, unwittingly dive into a terrifying mystery when they accept a surprise invitation to HorrorLand--the amusement park that always lives up to its name. But first Billy and Sheena must sink or swim aboard a doomed ship that happens to be underwater--with a captain who happens to be dead. At least, he used to be!
This NEW Geronimo Stilton series spinoff stars spooky, silly Creepella von Cacklefur!<P> Creepella von Cacklefur and her niece, Shivereen, visit scary Squeakspeare Mansion. There they meet Bobby Squeakspeare, a descendent of the famouse writer, William Squeakspeare. Will the spooky rooms and ghosts they find inside the mansion be friendly--or frightening?<P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.
This NEW Geronimo Stilton series spinoff stars spooky, silly Creepella von Cacklefur!<P> Gorgo, the monster in Cacklefur Castle's moat, is in love with the famouse monster movie star Blobbina. When Creepella helps Gorgo write Blobbina a love letter, they discover that Blobbina has disappeared! Creepella heads to Horrorwood to search for the missing monster, but will she be able to find her?<P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.
Breakout star Creepella von Cacklefur is back in another fur-raising adventure!<P> Oh, no! Billy Squeakspeare has a big problem, and he needs Creepella's help. Someone's been digging holes around Squeakspeare Mansion at night, and Billy wants to find out who it is. The dangerous, legendary pirate Morgan Darkwhisker is said to have buried his long-lost treasure near Squeakspeare Mansion years ago -- could he be hunting for his hidden riches? It's up to Billy and Creepella to find the treasure first!<P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.
Breakout star Creepella von Cacklefur is back in another fur-raising adventure!<P> A mysterious old friend of Grandpa Frankenstein shows up one night on the doorstep of Cacklefur Castle. He's a vampire . . . and he needs the von Cacklefur family's help. His ancient castle has been infested by strange and troublesome monsters and ghosts, and he's afraid he'll have to move out because of them! Yikes! It's up to Creepella and her family and friends to help this vampire save his home.<P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.
From moving to a new house to making new friends and preparing for high school, life for the new girl in town can be unsettling. But thirteen year-old Courtney is unprepared for how creepy life in Murmur, Massachusetts turns out to be. Her ivy-covered house overlooking the antiquated cemetery next door is one thing, but Courtney finds herself thrust into a full-fledged haunted adventure after meeting Christian and Margaret Geyer, a strange father and daughter with unfinished family business. The body of their ancestor, Prudence, has gone missing from beneath her ivy-carved tombstone and must be returned to its final resting place in order to break the spell that looms over Courtney's house. To add to the suspense and help solve the mystery, authentic documents and photographs are set at the beginning of each chapter pertaining to Murmur, Courtney's house, and the infamous cemetery. Will Courtney uncover the secret lurking within the dark, dank underbelly of her ivy-covered basement?
Jamie and his friend consider themselves the best Creepers in school, racing together from backyard to backyard, over fences, through bushes, even through dog kennels, without getting caught. But then Jamie gets "snared" and everything changes drastically. Will things ever be the same again? In this powerful story about love, death and the monumental strength of friendship, Keith Gray has crafted a novel that will draw even reluctant readers in from the very first page, with its high suspense, shocking twists and unforgettable surprise ending.
Five urban explorers meet up and begin preparations to break into the abandoned Paragon Hotel. But after finding their way inside, it becomes clear that they will get more than they bargained for.
While on a camping trip, the members of the Black Cat Club are haunted by a trouble-making ghost.
Melanie and Cameron Doyle go camping in the wild at Mount Shasta when they see the biggest bird in North America, the California Condor. These birds don't attack people, but this Condor wants to attack people.
You are invited to choose one of 20 spooky endings as you and your friends check out a new part of town, where you notice an old house.
"If you place this book back on the shelf now, you'll save yourself!" --Mr Creepypasta There are stories that scare you. And then there are the dark and disturbing creepypasta stories that will leave you seriously freaked out. The Creepypasta Collection is an unsettling anthology of terror, full of nightmares and dangerous creatures--from unearthly supernatural beings to the murderously disturbed. So, lock the doors, check under the bed, turn up the lights, and get ready for an unforgettable, up-all-night journey into the heart of darkness.
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