Deep and Dark and Dangerous: A Ghost Story
Just before summer begins, 13-year-old Ali finds an odd photograph in the attic. She knows the two children in it are her mother, Claire, and her aunt Dulcie. But who’s the third person, the one who’s been torn out of the picture?Ali figures she’ll find out while she’s vacationing in Maine with... show more
Just before summer begins, 13-year-old Ali finds an odd photograph in the attic. She knows the two children in it are her mother, Claire, and her aunt Dulcie. But who’s the third person, the one who’s been torn out of the picture?Ali figures she’ll find out while she’s vacationing in Maine with Dulcie and her four-year-old daughter, Emma, in the house where Ali’s mother’s family used to spend summers. All hopes for relaxation are quashed shortly after their arrival, though, when the girls meet Sissy, a kid who’s mean and spiteful and a bad influence on Emma.Strangest of all, Sissy keeps talking about a girl named Teresa who drowned under mysterious circumstances back when Claire and Dulcie were kids, and whose body was never found. At first Ali thinks Sissy’s just trying to scare her with a ghost story, but soon she discovers the real reason why Sissy is so angry. . . . Mary Downing Hahn is at her chilling best in this new supernatural tale that’s certain to send shivers down her readers’ spines.
Publish date: May 21st 2007
Publisher: Clarion Books
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
This was a short read but I really enjoyed it. I can see why her novels are so popular. There was tension in the story line, an eerie feeling to the story, great characters yet by the time the novel finished, everything had come together and the novel ended on a positive note. The mystery started ...
whoa this is a good book but i never thought it would happen to her just so scary and sad at the same time
3.5 stars for the hateful crying mother who uses the silent treatment to control her whole family and the stupid ghost who deserved to die. However, it was still great to know there's a perceptive older sister who would look out for her reckless baby sister and assist an unrepentant ghost. The horri...
I have noticed a pattern in the books I read by this author. In her books there are always 1 or more people who are super annoying. Sadly in this book I didn't like any of the characters. I felt like throwing away the book a few times because the characters were annoying.The story was ok, and I like...