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A Halloween Scare At My House

Author: Eric James

Part of a series: A Halloween Scare

Publisher: Hometown World (2014)

On a night when ghouls and ghosts, beasts and banshees, vampires and witches are on the growl, will you be prepared for the scariest night down your street?

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Aldo Moon And The Ghost At Gravewood Hall

Author: Alex Woolf

Part of a series: Aldo Moon

Publisher: Scribo (2013)

Flamboyant, eccentric and a touch wild, Aldo has the ability to pick up 'ripples in the ether', which he uses to investigate supernatural goings-on in late 19th century England. He is accompanied on his many adventures by the intrepid and volatile Nathan Carter, the story's narrator, and the prim, arch-sceptic Lily Morelle. In this, his first adventure, Aldo inquires into mysterious nocturnal noises at a spooky house in the country. With the help of his companions, he gradually uncovers an evil and sinister secret at Gravewood Hall.

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Blood And Sand

Author: Nick Shadow

Part of a series: The Midnight Library

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books (2005)

In this instalment, the first story takes us to the beach, where a seemingly innocent sand-castle competition takes a turn for the dark side ... Then we hear the tale of the evil babysitter - and meet Ben, whose parents don't seem to realise that their pet parrot has been possessed by a demon, bent on revenge ...

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Blood Roots

Author: Richie Tankersley Cusick

Publisher: Pocket Books (1992)

All her life, Olivia only wanted to be part of a large, loving family. But her mother hated her home and fled from it; Olivia’s grandmother did not even know she was alive. As Olivia grew into a beautiful young woman, her mother’s fits of fury trembled into madness, a brooding despair over all she had lost . . . Devereaux House, the grand plantation manor rising out of the evening mists . . . the genteel wealth and gallant ways of days long gone. Locked away in the dark during her mother’s terrible rages, Olivia could only dream of her ancestral home and all its glories –until her mother’s death. Then, yearning to find her roots and put the past to rest, Olivia came home at last to Devereaux House. Her grandmother lived here, the woman her mother had called evil. Yet here was Olivia’s one frail hope: the family, love and acceptance she so fervently desires. But when the crumbling doors of Devereaux House swung open, Olivia walked into a poisoned web . . . a legacy of lust and desecration reaching down through the ages to claim her . . .

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Author: Alex Nye

Publisher: Floris Books (2006)

Samuel is trapped by huge snowdrifts in an old, remote house. And that's not the only thing causing a cold shiver to creep down his spine. He feels like the ghostly figure in the locked library has a message . . . but who is it for? Fiona lives in the big house, but will that help the two of them to break the curse on her family? As the ice sets in, they uncover a deadly tale of betrayal and revenge. Set on bleak Sheriffmuir near Stirling, this is a spooky tale of the past coming back to haunt the present.

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Christmas Dinner Of Souls

Author: Ross Montgomery

Publisher: Faber & Faber (2017)

It's a dark and lonely Christmas Eve in the dining room of ancient Soul's College. The kitchen boy, 11-year-old Lewis, has helped prepare a highly unusual meal, made with unrecognisable ingredients, cooked by a mysterious chef. And then the guests arrive ... and carnage ensues. They are ex-students of Soul's College, and they are all completely demented. They demand bottle after bottle of wine, flinging their cutlery and howling like banshees until ... silence. The Dean of Soul's College has arrived, and the evening's ceremonies must begin. For this is the annual meeting of a secret club for those who despise children, warmth, happiness, and above all Christmas. Each member must try to outdo the others by telling the most terrible, disgusting story they know. A spooky, shocking, bloodthirsty alternative to festive cheer that will appeal to, fascinate and delight young readers.

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Company Of Ghosts

Author: Berlie Doherty

Publisher: Andersen Press (2013)

Ellie is excited to be going with Morag's family to their beautiful island, but when she finds herself abandoned there, things begin to change. Footsteps, shadows, strange lights, a haunting song; more and more she becomes aware that she is not really on her own ...

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Dark Spell

Author: Gill Arbuthnott

Publisher: Kelpies (2013)

Callie Hall is a real-life witch with incredible powers she can’t control. Witchcraft might seem hard, but lighting candles with her fingers and casting protective spells can’t prepare her for what’s coming. In the tunnels beneath St Andrews, something is lurking: a dark and dangerous presence that threatens everything. Callie needs help, but can she trust best friend Josh with her secret? And, together, can they defeat the darkness?

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Author: Tom Becker

Publisher: Scholastic Children's Books (2007)

Jonathan's home has been attacked. His dad's in an asylum. He's running for his life. And there's nowhere to hide. He's stumbled on the city's greatest secret: DARKSIDE Incredibly dangerous and unimaginably exciting, Darkside is rule by Jack the ripper's children - a place where nightmares walk the streets. Dank corners, dripping tunnels, creatures of the night..... There's no place like home.

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Deep Trouble

Author: R L Stine

Part of a series: Goosebumps

Publisher: Scholastic US (2008)

Something scary is happening in GOOSEBUMPS HORRORLAND, the all-new, all-terrifying series by R. L. Stine. Just how scary? You'll never know unless you crack open this classic prequel! In DEEP TROUBLE, find out why Billy Deep and his sister, Sheena, are afraid of dark lagoons, coral reefs, and anything that appears to be half-human, half-fish!

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