The Other Child
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A small boy huddled in the dark. His mother had promised she would never leave him...not in this awful house...not in this terrible town. But she was dead. Gone. And he was alone. Trapped. With no one to answer his desperate call or hear his final agonized cry...

Nine-year-old Leslie Houston has come to live in Appleton Mansion, the big house where no one has lived for so many years. Though bright and friendly, she has no friend ... until a shadowy figure beckons from the rose garden... until a velvety voice calls her name, whispering his chilling secret, offering the key to power... until she is bound to the vengeful fury of...The Other Child

2014 edition


Expectant parents Karen and Mike Houston are excited about restoring their old rambling Victorian mansion to its former glory. With its endless maze of rooms, hallways, and hiding places, it's a wonderful place for their nine-year-old daughter Leslie to play and explore. Unfortunately, they didn't listen to the stories about the house's dark history. They didn't believe the rumors about the evil that lived there.


It begins with a whisper. A child's voice beckoning from the rose garden. Crying out in the night. It lures little Leslie to a crumbling storm door. Down a flight of broken stairs. It calls to their unborn child. It wants something from each of them. Something in their very hearts and souls. Tonight, the house will reveal its secret. Tonight, the other child will come out to play...

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    • First Edition
    • Mar-1983
    • Dell
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 0440167671
    • ISBN13: 9780440167679
    • Aug-2014
    • Kensington
    • Mass Market Paperback
    • ISBN: 0758289790
    • ISBN13: 9780758289797
    • Aug-2014
    • Kensington
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 0758289804
    • ISBN13: 9780758289803


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