Spannend und herrlich schaurig: Englands Bestsellerautor Peter James hat eine hervorragende, gruselige Geistergeschichte geschrieben. Für Ollie und Caro Harcourt und ihre Tochter Jade ist es ein wirkliches Abenteuer: Ihr neues Zuhause ist ein riesiger, verfallener alter Kasten. Genau das Richtige, um es von Grund auf zu sanieren, eine veritable Geldanlage. Doch die Harcourts sind nicht die einzigen Bewohner. Ungewöhnliche Dinge gehen hier vor sich, eine gespenstische Frau in Grau wandelt durch die Flure. Als die verängstigten Harcourts schließlich die dunkle Geschichte von Cold Hill erfahren, ahnen sie, dass ihr Leben auf dem Spiel stehen könnte.
An unparalleled picture of that vibrant but dark intersection where the Old and the New South collide. Thirtysomething Colquitt and Walter Kennedy live in a charming, peaceful suburb of newly bustling Atlanta, Georgia. Life is made up of enjoyable work, long, lazy weekends, and the company of good neighbors. Then, to their shock, construction starts on the vacant lot next door, a wooded hillside they'd believed would always remain undeveloped. Disappointed by their diminished privacy, Colquitt and Walter soon realize something more is wrong with the house next door. Surely the house can’t be haunted, yet it seems to destroy the goodness of every person who comes to live in it, until the entire heart of this friendly neighborhood threatens to be torn apart.
A new year means new frights for party guests at the Peterson home… It’s New Year’s Eve, and for the three Peterson sisters, that means their family’s huge bash. Their house is the perfect place for a party—if you don’t mind the drive. That’s because the Petersons live way out at the edge of town, where there are no other houses for miles…except for the old one next door that’s been abandoned for as long as anyone can remember. The Peterson girls have seen strange things going on at that house over years, but they’ve always been able to dismiss them. Until now. This New Year’s Eve, the mysteries hidden in the house want to be discovered. And they won’t be ignored any longer… This haunting tale is rated a Level 4 on the Creep-o-Meter.
»Wir erfinden Horror, damit wir im wahren Leben besser klarkommen.« Stephen King Der Meister des Horrors reicht uns die Hand zum Totentanz. Das Grundlagenwerk über die Geschichte des Horrors in Literatur und Film vom Viktorianischen Zeitalter bis heute. Mit einem neuen Essay: »Über das Unheimliche«
England 1867. Die junge Eliza Caine fährt in die englische Grafschaft Norfolk, um eine Stellung als Gouvernante anzutreten. Als sie an einem nebeligen Novemberabend müde und durchgefroren die Empfangshalle von Gaudlin Hall betritt, wird sie von ihren beiden Schützlingen Isabella und Eustace freudig begrüßt. Zu ihrer Überraschung stellt sie fest, dass außer den beiden Kindern niemand in dem alten viktorianischen Anwesen lebt – bis sie erkennen muss, dass sie dennoch nicht alleine sind. Etwas verfolgt sie und trachtet ihnen nach dem Leben. Eliza muss längst begrabene, tödliche Geheimnisse enträtseln, wenn sie nicht selbst den düsteren Mauern von Gaudlin Hall zum Opfer fallen will.
Jedes Paar hat seine Geheimnisse. Manche sind tödlich ... Deine Nachbarin möchte nicht, dass du dein Baby zur Dinnerparty mitbringst. Dein Ehemann sagt, das sei schon in Ordnung. Ihr wohnt ja gleich nebenan. Außerdem habt ihr ein Babyfon und könnt abwechselnd nach der Kleinen sehen. Deine Tochter schläft, als du das letzte Mal nach ihr siehst. Doch jetzt herrscht Totenstille im Haus. Du rennst ins Kinderzimmer - und dein schlimmster Alptraum wird wahr: Die Wiege ist leer. Es bleibt nur eins: die Polizei zu rufen - doch wer weiß, was sie finden wird ... Shari Lapena hat mit ihrem Debüt "The Couple Next Door" einen hochspannenden Thriller geschrieben, der in den USA und England innerhalb kürzester Zeit zum Mega-Bestseller avancierte. "THE COUPLE NEXT DOOR ist 2016 der Thriller, über den am meisten gesprochen werden wird" Stylist
"A collection of chilling stories eerily believable and truly spooky very strongly recommended "-Midwest Book Review Most people think of ghosts as rare, elusive creatures that are more or less inaccessible to the average Joe. Sure, we read about them, watch TV shows about them and tell stories about them, but we'll probably never run into one-right? Don't be so sure. Even if you've never personally encountered a ghost, chances are you know someone who has. The Ghost Next Door takes a revealing look into the lives of average, everyday people from across the country who have had experiences in the realm of the unexplained. Whether you're a true believer in ghosts or a hard-nosed skeptic, you're sure to get a chill or two when you read about the woman who was visited by her grandfather on the night of his funeral! Or the man who was forced to move by a troublesome spirit only to find it had followed him! As you make your way through these and other genuinely spooky stories, you'll probably find that ghostly encounters are a lot more common than you had imagined. Could there be a "haunted house" in your town? Perhaps on your very street? Maybe even right next door?
I found myself having paranormal experiences. For a long time I thought I was crazy till I took a picture and saw a shadow in the back ground. So I went round other location locations to see if I can find other images of ghosts. To my surprise there was lots of images that had weird stuff in them. I now believe there are thing out there that have not been explain and I will keep looking for the answers! In this book I have put some true stories in and some false stories. See if you can find out the true or the false without looking in the back of the book.
The FIRST book written of ghost encounters of American Indians written by an American Indian! These are not second hand accounts, but are personal experiences told to the author by present day individuals who have witnessed spirits, and horrific hauntings throughout the southwest states of Arizona, California, Colorado, and New Mexico. Each page will offer the reader a journey of personal exploration into the spiritually sacred and privileged world known only to Native Americans. AMERICAN INDIAN GHOST STORIES OF THE WEST is unlike any other book. Make no mistake, this first of its kind book is definitely unlike no other!
The Big House is about the late 1970’s and a boy who during this era is filled with much spirit and adventure without the rigors of modern day society-a small town boy. He quickly discovers through a traumatic experience that he can be his best ally or worst enemy and that faith comes from within. He battles internal demons and fear and every time he conquers one another one comes. This kid learns more in one experience than most people learn in a lifetime. And more than that, this boy, Andy Miller realizes his gifts with or without his newfound superhuman powers. Andy Miller is intended to be a role model for kids in today’s modern world as he shares his fears, tears and passion with the audience in order to make the reader reaffirm that we all go through life’s pitfalls and we are never alone in our struggles. We are all connected on some level. THE BIG HOUSE is now available online here at ROBERTVASVARY.COM in a print version, or ebook/pdf version. There are approximately 30 illustrations and the book is intended for the tween market, though test readings are indicating many adults will grow to love Andy Miller, the books protagonist. According to the illustrator, Charlie Read, Creative Director for Firewater Creative, the inspiration and enthusiasm on this project was two fold for him, as he incorporated his photography and family photos to populate the characters and backdrops of each illustration,to create the world of Andy Miller. Robert Vasvary’s The Big House Available now for purchase in Print, PDF & EPUB! Everything is pitch black. The tunnel walls feel soft and slimy. A chill runs down his spine, rising panic stuck in his throat. The walls are breathing. Plunged into a world where the boundaries between fantasy and reality have disappeared, Andy’s thirst for adventure leads him to precious treasure, true love and unspeakable horror. In a bid to escape the terrifying realm of the undead and find the truth, there is only one way out: an epic showdown between good and evil that challenges everything he knows about himself and the world.
They're baa-ack! Make way for the bestselling children's series of all time! With a fresh new look, GOOSEBUMPS is set to scare a whole new generation of kids. So reader beware--you're in for a scare! "How come I've never seen you before?" Hannah's neighbourhood has gotten a little - weird. Ever since that new boy moved in next door. But when did he move in? Wasn't the house empty when Hannah went to sleep the night before? Why does it still look so deserted? Hannah can't get any answers from her new neighbour. He just keeps disappearing in the oddest ways. And he's so pale... Is Hannah being haunted by... ...the ghost next door???
Do you like true-life ghost stories? If so, the award-winning memoir, The Empty Lot Next Door, will awaken your innermost nightmare and scare you senseless Whether or not you believe in ghosts, the true-life experience of Arthur Mills deserves consideration. Find out who Candle Face was, her taunting behavior, and how she turned a boy's childhood into a living nightmare in The Empty Lot Next Door. Read The Empty Lot Next Door if you... Like true ghost stories and believe in haunted houses Fear the paranormal and scare easily Afraid of the dark and sleep with the lights on Like illustrated books (50 lifelike sketches) Want to test the limits of your fear The Empty Lot Next Door storyline In a South Austin neighborhood, Ray (Arthur's childhood name) and his family excitedly moves into a small house standing in the midst of a big, green lawn. Beside their house is a strange, vacant lot where a house apparently once stood, and where a huge wide hole in the back lays mysteriously. As a young boy with a lot of new friends, Ray considers the empty lot as an exciting playground. But the tale behind the lot keeps the boy intrigued and frightened as he learns that the house that was once there was burned down years ago, leaving a girl dead amid the fire. The little girl, as the neighborhood kids say, comes out in the night to regain her life. Determined to validate the authenticity of this tale, Ray daringly and mistakenly challenges the ghost, a challenge that he would forever regret. Soon, he becomes haunted by the little girl, who he named as Candle Face, visiting his dreams and leaving handprints and other signs even when he is awake. Many years later, Ray, now a military man, commits another mistake by telling his wife about his dark past. Along with the tale of the empty lot, he discloses to her the truth about the circumstances of his brother's suicide and the dreams of torment he and Candle Face bestowed upon him for many years. With the past once again revived, Ray faces another set of nightmares, this time with his loved ones' lives at stake. Woven with a mind-boggling plot and hair-raising play of words, The Empty Lot Next Door follows Ray in confronting the past to move on to the future. This release, part-memoir and part-fiction, will never fail to hook readers with every turn of the page. What the critics are saying Critics agree that The Empty Lot Next Door is a ghost story at its finest, perhaps all the more so because it's a true story. Professional book critic Lisa McCurley says, "After the first night of sleeping with the light on, I ended up taking off two afternoons from work to finish it which is all it took because I couldn't put this book down." Kirkus Reviews agrees, "In a coming-of-age story that's well paced and layered with emotion, Mills creates moments of true suspense through guileless prose as he unearths a family tragedy." Anyone who enjoys being scared, or who wants to probe into whether ghosts are real, will add The Empty Lot Next Door to the "must read" list. Award-winning book When Arthur Mills wrote The Empty Lot Next Door, some neighbors and even family quit speaking to him; they didn't want to acknowledge the local element of his true-life story of ghosts, suicide, and bullying, but that didn't stop his new book from winning awards. Reviewers Choice Awards Kids Award for Best Teen / Young Adult Book of the Year Teen (12-16) - First Place Regional South - First Place Parenting, Family, and Relationships - Honorable Mention Get your copy today "