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Books with title The Haunter

  • The Haunter of the Dark

    H. P. Lovecraft

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Dec. 13, 2014)
    "The Haunter of the Dark" is a story fragment by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft. Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) — known as H.P. Lovecraft — was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre. Lovecraft was born in Providence, Rhode Island, where he spent most of his life. His father was confined to a mental institution when Lovecraft was three years old. His grandfather, a wealthy businessman, enjoyed storytelling and was an early influence. Intellectually precocious but sensitive, Lovecraft began composing rudimentary horror tales by the age of eight, but suffered from overwhelming feelings of anxiety. He encountered problems with classmates in school, and was kept at home by his highly strung and overbearing mother for illnesses that may have been psychosomatic. In high school, Lovecraft was able to better connect with his peers and form friendships. He also involved neighborhood children in elaborate make-believe projects, only regretfully ceasing the activity at seventeen years old. Despite leaving school in 1908 without graduating — he found mathematics particularly difficult — Lovecraft had developed a formidable knowledge of his favored subjects, such as history, linguistics, chemistry, and astronomy. Although he seems to have had some social life, attending meetings of a club for local young men, Lovecraft, in early adulthood, was established in a reclusive 'nightbird' lifestyle without occupation or pursuit of romantic adventures. In 1913 his conduct of a long running controversy in the letters page of a story magazine led to his being invited to participate in an amateur journalism association. Encouraged, he started circulating his stories; he was 31 at the time of his first publication in a professional magazine. Lovecraft contracted a marriage to an older woman he had met at an association conference. By age 34, he was a regular contributor to newly founded Weird Tales magazine; he turned down an offer of the editorship. Lovecraft returned to Providence from New York in 1926, and over the next nine months he produced some of his most celebrated tales including "The Call of Cthulhu", canonical to the Cthulhu Mythos. Never able to support himself from earnings as author and editor, Lovecraft saw commercial success increasingly elude him in this latter period, partly because he lacked the confidence and drive to promote himself. He subsisted in progressively straitened circumstances in his last years; an inheritance was completely spent by the time he died at the age of 46.
  • The Haunted Oak

    Chase Foreman

    language (Chase Z Foreman, Jan. 12, 2013)
    Every night since Mr. and Mrs. Squirrel moved their family into an oak tree on the outskirts of Ravenwood, they have been under assault by an unseen and unidentifiable criminal who steals half of the food they collect during the day. But soon enough the truth will be revealed, because Inspector Badger and his trusted assistant Ferret are on the case!
  • The Haunted Spy

    Barbara Ninde Byfield

    Hardcover (Doubleday & Co, )
  • The Haunting

    Bob Hoffman

    language (Bob Hoffman, July 5, 2011)
    The Haunting is a horror novel written for young people. As a teacher/writer, my class requested that I write them, "Something scary." This is the first of three books I created for my fifth grade students. The other two, The Night of the Creatures, and The Button Box are also available through Amazon
  • The Haunted Horn

    Edward Willett

    Alex Mitchell doesn’t have the slightest interest in the auction his mother drags him to after a disastrous day at junior high. Antiques are her interest, not his—yet somehow, when they head home, he’s the one clutching a Civil War bugle. When Alex blows the horn, he sets in motion a train of events that will destroy his home town of Oak Bluff, Arkansas...unless he can figure out the secret of the haunted horn in time, and, with the help of his new friend Annie Parker, evade the gang of bullies out to get him, her, and the haunted horn.
  • The Haunted Bus

    Marjorie Weinman Sharmat , Andrew Sharmat

    language (Alloy Entertainment, April 4, 2017)
    Weird things are happening on Harry’s bus. Windows are opening and closing without anyone’s help. The bus is making strange screaming sounds. And there’s a scary pile of bones under Diane’s seat. Is the school bus haunted? Charlie and Max have to know. How can they find out? They will have to go into the old garage at night! What will they do if ghosts are there? One thing is sure. Before the night is over, Charlie and Max will be frightened out of their wits—and so will the “ghosts.” Just wait and see. Meet all the kids on the school bus and share their zany adventures in this wonderful!
  • The Haunted Computer

    John L. Jayne

    language (, March 7, 2014)
    Whenever I boot up my computer and log in, it shows the number of days remaining on my antivirus software. Perhaps your computer does the same. In this story a computer shows the number of days remaining on something, but that something turns out not to be the antivirus software or any other application on the computer. When the computer's owner takes the computer to a technician, the technician can find nothing wrong with it, but jokingly makes a suggestion as to what it is counting down to. A chilling suggestion. And, what's more, that suggestion proves to be true.
  • The Haunted Tree

    John L Jayne

    language (, Oct. 7, 2017)
    When something sells for an unbelievably low price, there's a reason, as the couple in this story found out in a chilling way.
  • The Haunting

    Bill Myers

    Paperback (Tyndale Kids, Feb. 2, 1995)
    The occult is a very real influence for today's youth--and the world is only too eager to exploit their curiosity about the supernatural. Tyndale and Bill Myers, cocreator of McGee and Me!, counteract the deceptions presented by immensely popular titles with an innovative approach to juvenile fiction--the Forbidden Doors series. Insightful and straightforward, each volume tackles spiritual warfare by presenting biblical truths through realistic situations and characters. #4 The Haunting--Scott and Rebecca's greatest enemy, the Ascension Lady, has come to Becka for help! She wants to hold a seance to free the spirit of a little girl that has been haunting an old mansion in town. Then a series of eerie experiences lead Becka and Scott to wonder if what is haunting the old mansion in town is a ghost--or demons. Soon they are caught up in their most dangerous encounter yet--and it will take a miracle to bring them through safely.
  • The Haunted

    Hope a C Bentley

    (Golden Light Factory, Nov. 27, 2018)
    The Claybourne Academy of Excellence is a boarding school that is known for churning out geniuses. Its alumni write theorems and poems for presidential inaugurations. They discover cures and galaxies. Though the nature of their expertise spans every element of human existence, the one thing the alumni have in common is that they are the best. Nobody questions the school's methods except Lydia Boswell. She's looking for answers, but her soul is at stake.
  • The haunted spy.

    barbara byfield

    Paperback (Doubleday, )
  • The Haunted Bus

    John L. Jayne

    language (, Jan. 25, 2014)
    The ghost on a haunted bus spreads terror throughout a city, even long after the bus is destroyed.