Night Terrors by Lois Duncan
Stories of Shadow and Substance

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A collection of eleven original stories about the dark features chilling works by Joan Aiken, Alane Ferguson, Madge Hurrah, Annette Curtis Klause, Chris Lynch, Harry Mazer, Norma Fox Mazer, Joan Lowry Nixon, Richard Peck, Ted Taylor, and Patricia Windsor.
 

About Lois Duncan

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Lois Duncan was born on April 28, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and she grew up in Sarasota, Florida. She attended the University of New Mexico. Duncan knew she wanted to be a writer from an early age. At the age of 10 she submitted her first story to a magazine and at 13, her first story was published . Throughout high-school, she wrote regularly for young people's publications, particularly Seventeen Magazine. She writes popular suspense stories for young people. These titles include I Know What You Did Last Summer, Night Terrors, Stranger With My Face, Don't Look Behind You and The Twisted Window. She is also the author of the nonfiction Who Killed My Daughter?, the the true story of her won search for her daughter's murderer. Her works have earned her several awards and recognitions. She received the Margaret A. Edwards (MAE) Award in 1992. Many of her novels have been chosen as American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults. Six of her books have been Junior Literary Guild selections, and three have received Parents' Choice awards. She has also received five Special Awards from the Mystery Writers of America. Duncan currently lives in North Carolina.
 
Published June 1, 1996 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. 176 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror. Fiction

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These 11 new stories from award-winning authors of YA mysteries may be set at night but are hardly bedtime reading: Patricia Windsor (``Moon Kill') and Theodore Taylor (``Grind of an Ax'') offer some traditional homicidal maniacs;

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Other contributors are Patricia Windsor, Richard Peck, Harry Mazer, Norma Fox Mazer, Alane Ferguson, Joan Aiken and Madge Harrah--all of whom find plenty of room to spread their dark and sinister wings.

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