All the Lovely Bad Ones
Travis and his sister, Corey, can’t resist a good trickso when they learn that their grandmother’s sleepy Vermont inn has a history of ghost sightings, they decide to do a little “haunting” of their own. Scaring the guests proves to be great fun, and before long, the inn is filled with... show more
Travis and his sister, Corey, can’t resist a good trickso when they learn that their grandmother’s sleepy Vermont inn has a history of ghost sightings, they decide to do a little “haunting” of their own. Scaring the guests proves to be great fun, and before long, the inn is filled with tourists and ghost hunters eager for a glimpse of the supernatural.But Travis and Corey soon find out that they aren’t the only ghosts at Fox Hill Inn. Their thoughtless games have awakened something dangerous, something that should have stayed asleep. Restless, spiteful spirits swarm the inn, while a dark and terrifying presence stalks the halls and the old oak grove on the inn’s grounds. To lay the ghosts to rest, Travis and Corey must first discover the dark history of Fox Hill and the horrors visited on its inhabitants years earlier.
Publish date: March 18th 2008
Publisher: Clarion Books
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
I really liked this book, though it had some slow moments, it also scared me a bit at some parts. The reason I gave a 4 star? Because I frankly got a bit tired of all the whining about them raising the ghosts and them being bad and boohoo. I get it, they were bad, they did something wrong, now can w...
All the Lovely Bad Ones was actually a good book. It pleasantly surprised me. Travis and Cory go to their grandma's home- which happens to be the inn she owns- for the summer. They hear stories of how the inn is supposedly haunted so they play pranks on the guests, making them believe the inn really...
For me, personally, this book was a bit young for me. But for younger kids, llke, from the ages 7 to maybe 11, this is a great ghost story.
Actual rating: 3 1/2 stars. I'd say the age group this is aimed at--roughly 9-12 years old--will find this to be a delightfully creepy, yet touching read. I know a couple of kids in that age range. I can't wait to pass the book on to them to see what they think of it. Reading this as an adult, y...
Not very well fleshed out, I thought the story dragged, and it wasn't until I was almost half way through, that I was truly interested in what happened next. The ghost story part wasn't very scary - the truly chilling bit was how all the lovely bad ones had been treated before their death - that did...