Thirteen Tales of Horror (Point Horror 13's)
Meet the new guy in town, very handsome, very sexy, and very deadly.
Dine on sweet and wonderfully inviting confections - they're good to the last breath.
Learn that some spells can never be broken...
Inside you'll find the works of 13 maste...more
I remember reading this as a hapless, excessively wimpy 12-year old girl. And then not being able to sleep afterwards. It's fair to say that it's this book (and others like it) that shaped my future reading tastes, not to mention the books I write.
So I was very keen to revisit it, after twenty-odd years (yes it really has been that long) to see what I thought of it now. And I'm glad to report that I enjoyed it just as much as I ever did, but thankfully, wasn' ...more
Collect Call Part I & Part II by Christoper Pike >> About two girls who drive home after a party, except they get into an accident and one of them dies. Then the remaining girl starts receiving messages on her answering machine from the dead girl. Pike's a wizard at chronicling the soft underbelly of the high school social scene. The first part is better, but the second is necessary to completely understand the sto ...more
Most of them adhere to a tried-and-tested sequence. Just have a scary but uncomplicated tale to tell, put all these violent and gory details that are stark and brazen enough to horrify their target audience, maybe put a small twist in the end - et voila! - you ...more
In these 13 short stories you will read about: calls from dead friends, the disappearance of a girl in a lake, stolen paintings, a new guy in town who actually is a vampire, candy both addicting and deadly, a killer doll, a haunted wax museum, fr ...more
Collect Call 1 by Christopher Pike
A bit bizarre because the events just happen without much explanation. The writing is pretty good as the maian character's thought seem more believable and leads to me smirking some of the writing due to how offbeat it is sometimes. There are some creepy scenes as well and the story keeps me reading as I want to know what's going on. A good start to this collec ...more
I was surprise ...more
R.L. Stein, of course, being the only author I've read as a kid - his Goosebumps novellas were my introduction to the awesome world of reading - I was reintroduced to familiar names that filled the shelves of my female cousins. Namely, Christopher Pike whose Slumber Party cover always reminded me of a young c ...more
The other story with aftertaste concerned a shop, I t ...more
never this i never believe that books could scare ppl.. this proved me wrong.. worth a read... if you are a new to this horror thing in books.. dont expect a lot of horror...