The Haunted
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The Haunted

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Clean slate. That's what Hendricks Becker-O'Malley's parents said when they moved their family to the tiny town of Drearfield, New York. Hendricks wants to lay low and forget her dark, traumatic past. Forget him. But things don't go as planned.

Hendricks learns from new friends at school that Steele House - the fixer upper her parents are so excited about - is notorious in town. Local legend says it's haunted. But Hendricks isn't sure if it's the demons of her past haunting her . . . . or of the present. Voices whisper in her ear as she lays in bed. Doors lock on their own. And, then, one night, things take a violent turn.

With help from the mysterious boy next door, Hendricks makes it her mission to take down the ghosts . . . . if they don't take her first.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 149 x 216 x 23mm | 364g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0451481461
  • 9780451481467
  • 370,068

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"Vega's take on the haunted house subgenre features an eclectic, well-fitted mix of supernatural spookiness and gore...A gently horrid reminder that some ghosts can be very real."--Kirkus Reviews "Even the most diehard aficionados of horror may find themselves leaving the lights on after reading this one."--BCCB
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About Danielle Vega

Danielle Vega spent her childhood hiding under the covers while her mother retold tales from the pages of Stephen King novels. Now as an adult, she can count on one hand the number of times in her life she's been afraid. Danielle is the author of the Merciless series and Survive the Night. Follow her @dvegabooks.
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Rating details

825 ratings
3.54 out of 5 stars
5 20% (166)
4 32% (264)
3 33% (272)
2 12% (99)
1 3% (24)
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