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By Vivian Vande Velde
A boy is trapped in a possessed vehicle that has stalled within the direction of an oncoming educate. a woman is dragged right into a crypt in the course of a box journey to an eighteenth-century cemetery. A staff of buddies meet their destiny after an unsettling stopover at with a backwoods psychic. and that is simply the beginning. Celebrated author Vivian Vande Velde is at her spine-tingling top during this choice of 13 frightening tales, all of which occur on Halloween evening. With stories that variety from the anxious to the downright ugly, this can be one assortment that teenagers probably want to learn with the lighting fixtures on . . . and the doorways locked.
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A shuddering moan came from the speaker hidden in the hanged man. The severed head winked. The legs of the man tied to the chair jerked while the speaker in his body emitted pathetic sobs, which would eventually subside to whimpers, then a death gurgle—which nine out of ten people on the wagons never heard because they were too busy screaming in terror. " but only once before she cut the power. This time she pressed the middle button on the remote control. There was only a single hundred-watt bulb for the whole barn, which provided the perfect balance of light and shadow for the show.
But the shadow didn't approach, or move. Or make a sound. That gave her the courage to take a step closer. It was the stupid suicidal dummy from last year, abandoned and shoved into this far corner in disgrace. Ashley realized how raggedly she had been breathing. It smelled of dusty heat up here, despite the coolness of the October night, the air thick and hard to breathe. But she stayed long enough to check behind the dummy, behind the hay bales—though nothing bigger than a medium-sized dog could have hidden behind them.
Eye of newt Mandrake root Tear of pity from a heartless soul... Granny is good at helping people. No one has ever complained. Let me guess what you need. You're such a pretty young thing, with skin so soft and smooth, and your hair thick and dark, and your eyes clear, and your limbs firm and strong, and you even have all your teeth. Lucky, lucky you. Granny misses her teeth. What could a girl like you possibly need? What keeps you from being happy? Is there sickness in your family? No, no, don't answer: Granny is guessing.
All Hallows' Eve: 13 stories by Vivian Vande Velde