Chain Letter

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Harper Collins, May 1, 1986 - Fiction - 192 pages
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When Alison first read the chain letter signed "Your Caretaker," she thought it was some terrible sick joke. Someone, somewhere knew about tha tawful night when she and six other friends committed an unthinkable crime in the desolate California desert. And now that person was determined to make them pay for it.

One by one, the chain letter was coming to each of them ... demanding dangerous, impossible deeds... threatening violence if the demands were not met. No one out of the seven wanted to believe that this nightmare was really happening to them. Until the accidents started happening -- and the dying...


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Even though the Caretaker (Neil Hurly) died in the previous book, the remaining six high school graduates--except for Alison Parker--start receiving the same kind of chain letter from someone who ... Read full review

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Fail an exam willfully, tell a teacher their teaching is atrocious or spread a nasty rumor about yourself. You probably have never been asked to do any of these things in your life, because you’ve ... Read full review


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About the author (1986)

Christopher Pike is the pseudonym of Kevin Christopher McFadden, one of America's most popular young adult fiction writers. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, on November 12, 1954, but grew up in Los Angeles, California. He took on various jobs before writing Slumber Party, Weekend, and Chain Letter, all of which became bestsellers. His other works include The Last Vampire series; the Final Friends trilogy; The Lost Mind; Witch; Whisper of Death; Alosha; The Yanti; Bury Me Deep; and Fall into Darkness. He also writes the children's series Spooksville and adult novels including Sati; The Season of Passage; The Listeners; The Cold One; The Blind Mirror and Falling.

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