The Dark Corner

Spooksville

Book 7
Sold by Simon and Schuster
Ages 9-12
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A secret portal leads to danger and darkness in this seventh book in New York Times bestselling author Christopher Pike’s Spooksville series.

At Sally’s insistence, the gang sets out to find the cool and sophisticated Bryce Poole. He went off to investigate the Secret Path a week ago and hasn’t been seen since. When they find his backpack abandoned next to Madeline Templeton’s tombstone, they know he’s gone to a different realm. Sally, Adam, and Watch travel through the tombstone’s portal and find themselves in a better version of Spooksville: it has all the same buildings, except everything is brighter and more beautiful. Even the cheeseburgers taste better. But something dark lurks beneath this sunny Spooksville...
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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Oct 29, 2013
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Pages
128
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ISBN
9781481410779
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Horror
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This content is DRM protected.
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From New York Times bestselling author Christopher Pike comes the first novel in the young adult fantasy Alosha Trilogy, featuring a teenager discovering her true identity and potential destiny.

Every young girl dreams that she's secretly a princess of a far-off land and that someday her true parents will come to claim her and usher her into a life of luxury, a fabulous existence where she might even have magical powers and be swept off her feet by a handsome prince.

Teenager Ali Warner has reason to cling to such a fantasy. Her mother died in a car accident a year ago. Her father, a trucker determined to work through his grief, hasn't acknowledged Ali's burgeoning figure or complicated emotions. Her friends still aren't sure how to talk about her mother's death. And the Southern California forest that has always been Ali's refuge is about to be ravaged by logging.

Ali is about to discover that she is a princess--a fairy princess. And that she has to save the world. For real.

To claim her fairy powers, Ali must overcome seven potentially lethal challenges. Then she must scale a mountain and confront the King of the Dwarves and the King of the Elves, whose armies are poised to invade Earth.

With her bemused 21st century friends, a sly leprechaun, and an extremely loyal, extremely ugly, troll by her side, Ali begins the most momentous journey of her young life, a journey during which she will learn much about herself and the past she thought she knew. She will conquer fire and water, earth and air, and even time itself. She will be both betrayer and betrayed, will see death close at hand, and will snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.

Ali Warner is Alosha. Welcome to her world.

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