The Old Willis Place: A Ghost Story

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 199 pages
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Diana and her little brother Georgie have been living in the woods behind the old Willis place, a decaying Victorian mansion, for what already seems like forever. They arenít allowed to leave the property or show themselves to anyone. But when a new caretaker comes to live there with his young daughter, Lissa, Diana is tempted to break the mysterious rules they live by and reveal herself so she can finally have a friend. Somehow, Diana must get Lissaís help if she and Georgie ever hope to release themselves from the secret that has bound them to the old Willis place for so long.
†††Mary Downing Hahn has written a chilling ghost story in the tradition of her most successful spine-tingling novels. The intriguing characters, frightening secrets, and plot twists will delight her many fans.

  

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User Review  - Brean Fultz - Goodreads

It was a good book it made me want to read. It was very exiting and kept me on my toes. I couldn't wait to see what was going to happen next. I defiantly would recommend this book to someone who loves ghost, adventure, and thrills! Read full review

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this is the book that made me love reading i still own it i hope to get it signed one day Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Mary Downing Hahn, a former children's librarian, is the award-winning author of many popular ghost stories, including Deep and Dark and Dangerous and The Old Willis Place. An avid reader, traveler, and all-around arts lover, Ms. Hahn lives in Columbia, Maryland, with her two cats, Oscar and Rufus.

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