The Old Willis Place by Mary Downing Hahn
A Ghost Story

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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 aren’t 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 Lissa’s 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.

 

About Mary Downing Hahn

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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.
 
Published August 20, 2007 by Clarion Books. 209 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships, Self Help, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror. Non-fiction

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When Lissa leads Diana into the old house, she unwittingly unleashes the spirit of the old woman who lived and died there.

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