Deep And Dark And Dangerous

Deep And Dark And Dangerous

Paperback - 2008
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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 supernatural tale that's certain to send shivers down her readers' spines.

Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008
ISBN: 9780547076454


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When thirteen-year-old Ali spends the summer with her aunt and cousin at the family's vacation home, she stumbles upon a secret that her mother and aunt have been hiding for over thirty years.

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Aug 31, 2018

This was soooo good if you like mystery! This is more like for ages 10 and up.

lakevilla_IDOL Jun 12, 2014

This book was very good. I liked the plot. The characters were very interesting, too. I recommend this book to everyone who loves ghost stories, or people who are just looking for a good book. I liked how the author got to the point right away and how she created a creepy mood.

Jun 27, 2013

This is the best book by this author i have read so far! I recommend it to everyone who loves a great book! lots of action and adventure; i couldnt put it down!

May 31, 2013

It is a wonderfully writen book that captivated me in its adventurous and amazing story. Everything felt so real and genuine: the setting, characters and the whole plot.

Mar 05, 2013

This book is AMAZING! I would highly recommend it to anyone who likes an interesting ghost story with a mystery. It is very interesting and it only took me 2 days to read. Even if you don't like ghost story's the minute you pick it up you wont be able to put it down.

Oct 19, 2012

A combination mystery and horror story. A little creepy, but not all that bad.

Aug 13, 2012

I've read it about 9 times now! It's just so good! They NEED to make a movie about it(:

sterek Jun 27, 2012

Very addicting. I couldn't stop reading it once I picked it up! I tried my best not to read it in the night . . . but, ah, guess it's my fault that I got a nightmare about a ghost from the beach visiting me . . .

trina7mtl Mar 24, 2012

This is a awesome book and i think that people that like suspense and ghosts will like this book very much.

Jul 18, 2011

I like these book because it is about horror and suspense.I like it because it totally grabs my attention!Sissy is really mean,spiteful, but, you will never guess what happened one day with Ali's mother and Ali's aunt! Sissy is bossy but, she has to get close to her aunt, and Ali's mother! Awesome book!:)

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