Deep and Dark and Dangerous (A Ghost Story)
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 ...more
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I originally rated this three stars but after rowing it over in my mind I had to drop this one down to one star. There was some very problematic issues with the characters and there was one sentence in the book that made my mouth drop, due to racism.
Deep and Dark and Dangerous is about a young girl who is 13 who goes to stay with her aunt and her ...more
By: Mary Downing Hahn
Review By: Kaitlyn
Have you ever read something that was so deep and dark and dangerous, as this book, Deep and Dark and Dangerous? Author Mary Downing Hahn wrote this spectacular, wonderful, amazing ghost adventure!
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Ali discovers an old, old photo of three little girls sitting on a bench. Ali knows one is her Aunt Dulcie and the other is her mom, but she is puzzled by the third g ...more
This was a really good middle grade book that blended a good mystery into a horror story. I appreciated the representation of the depressed parent which is something I rarely see in stories. This is my second time reading this author and I'd definitely like to read more of her work. She is an excellent storyteller. ...more
But Dulcie and Ali wear her down, and Ali goes off to Maine, where she finds her mother w ...more
Deep and Dark and Dangerous is a middle grade ghost story. I really enjoyed the ghosty bits of this one. It's a great book for young horror lovers. I would have loved it back in my Lois Duncan days!
Unfortunately, the characters didn't always work well for me. The main character is Ali, and she often flipped from being mature to acting like a young chi ...more
There was enough tension and darkness to make the book not be a waste of time. I wouldn't say that it was creepy, precisely, but I suppose that it had its threatening moments--such as the time when Sissy takes them on the canoe, or Ali comes across the memorial.
Emma was the best thing in the story, and sometimes proved to be even more i ...more
The main character Ali is a young girl who lives her mom and dad but her mom has so issues she gets upset about everything and she gets this migraines and she is always locked up in her room when she has the migraines. her dad is very nice and he is a hardworking man who loves ali very much. One day when Ali was looking around in the attic she finds this old picture and she recognizes her ...more
Suspenseful and eerie, Deep and Dark and Dangerous will surely leave you on edge.
Thirteen year old Ali finds an old photo of her mother, Claire, and Aunt Dulcie at Gull Cottage, their lake house...but there's another girl in the photo that was ripped out, merely left with the letter "T". Dulcie and Claire act like there never was a "T", but Ali knows something's up, so when overprotective Claire finally allows Ali to go to Gull Cottage with Dulcie ...more
The theme of the book is friendship and the truth. It teaches y ...more
13 year old Ali has been invited by her aunt to spend the summer with her and her 5 year old daughter Emma at a cottage by a lake in Maine. Although her mother is reluctant to let her go, she eventually agrees. Ali keeps finding evidence of a little girl who was most likely her mom and aunt's friend and the only hint to her name is T from a torn photograph. But when she asks her mom and then her aunt about her. They both claim to have no memory of another girl. But Ali suspects they may not be...more
Ali and Emma are two young cousins who are going to spend the summer together in their moms' old cabin in the mountains of Maine. Emma's mother, Dulcie, is the sister of Ali's mother, Claire. Dulcie is an artist who's seeking solitude from big city life so she can concentrate on her paintings. S ...more
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