The Black Heart Crypt: A Haunted Mystery

The Black Heart Crypt: A Haunted Mystery

by Chris Grabenstein


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Perfect for Halloween! From the New York Times bestselling author of Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library and coauthor of I Funny and Treasure Hunters, comes a series of spine-tingling mysteries to keep you up long after the lights go out.

Halloween is near, the one day of the year when the ghostly plane is close enough to the human plane to allow mischief and mayhem. But the ghosts who have their eye on Zack aren't thinking mischief, they are thinking murder. 

In the fourth volume of Chris Grabenstein's popular Haunted Mysteries series, Zack must yet again do battle with malevolent spirits. And with perseverance and pluck, and the assistance of three dotty aunts, he must save his town from a 200-year-old threat.

Once again Chris Grabenstein proves his mastery of the frightening and funny tale. Young readers, especially reluctant ones, have been inspired to read by Grabenstein's quirky characters and deadly situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375873010
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 08/28/2012
Series: A Haunted Mystery Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,086,345
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.50(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 700L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

CHRIS GRABENSTEIN is the Agatha and Anthony award-winning author of The Crossroads and The Hanging Hill as well as several adult thrillers. He used to write TV and radio commercials and has written for The Muppets. Chris was born in Buffalo, New York, and moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee, when he was 10. After college, he moved to New York City to become an actor and writer. Currently, Chris and his wife JJ live in New York City with two cats and a dog who starred on Broadway.

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Black Heart Crypt: A Haunted Mystery 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Disturbingly I read this around Halloween. This book gave me the creeps and several times my stomach did somersaults bit either way..., THIS BOOK WAS AWESOME!!!! THE STORY TOOK PLACE AT THE PERFECT TIME AND I JUST HAVE TO SAY THAT THIS BOOK WAS MARVELOUS. Zack's "special gift" gave me a whole new look on the world but also made me feel as if there were a eery presence wherever or whenever I was and no it isn't slender man or freddy krueger if anyone was wondering.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A must read around the fall and Halloween season:)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I really liked the book The Black Heart Crypt , it was a very entertaining book. It is filled with drama , action, horror everything that a ten to fourteen year old would like. The Black Heart Crypt is the newest book of the amazing author Chris Grabenstein. Chris puts as much emotion in his books as possible so that he makes his readers think the book is true. He makes the characters come to life and the setting ties into the whole book and it is just great. I am currently on one of his best books, The Smoky Corridor it is also a great read. I would recommend all of Chris’s books they are very well written and well thought out . I have read a lot of teen horrors and they are not all as great as the cover and reviews say it is , but this one is one of my absolute favorites. I don’t want to give anything away but Zack has a lot of difficulties in this book .He is the main character he encounters 13 ghosts and he is facing a week with his 3 crazy aunts , he is in a sticky situation with a lot of difficulties on his journey to have his life One thing that I thought was disappointing about this book is the way he changes the scenes from present to past because it mixes up the whole book . Chris Grabenstein is one of my favorite authors and I am happy that I chose this book because if I had not read this book I would not even know Chris Grabenstein existed . But now I am happy that I got to read this book and I hope other people like it too .
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Stupendus Shoching Awesome
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I cant wait to read this one