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Horowitz Horror by Anthony Horowitz
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May 06, 2012

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9 Spooky Tales

1) Bath Night - A deep, old Victorian claw-foot tub, with a secret.
2) Killer Camera - A rather sinister second-hand bargain.
3) Light Moves - An old computer that wasn't plugged in comes to life.
4) The Night Bus - Take a tour around London on it. You'll never be the same.
5) Harriet's Horrible Dream - It has to be a dream, it just has to be.
6) Scared - Out in the country? Stay on the paths.
7) A Career in Computer Games - This is no Beta Test.
8) The Man with the Yellow Face - Twilight Zone at a train terminal.
9) The Monkey's Ear - Tucked away in the Souk is a strange little shop...


Picked this up for a light reading break. These are young adult tales. Or summer campfire chillers. Most are morality tales with messages like Stay in School, Beware of Things That Seem Too Good To Be True, Be Compassionate, Don't Have Too High An Opinion of Yourself and the like.

The 9th tale, The Monkey's Ear was my favorite. Very witty! A humorous take on The Monkey's Paw, if you can imagine such a thing.

Fun Little Shiverers for Little Shavers is my pronouncement.
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