The Ghosts of Now

The Ghosts of Now

by Joan Lowery Nixon

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Overview

It's Friday night and Angie Dupree is alone in the house when the phone rings. "Your brother is dead," whispers a voice. At the hospital, Angie finds Jeremy in a coma from which he may never recover.

Angie is on her own trying to piece together the events of that horrifying night. Her family is new to town.What could Jeremy possibly have discovered that led him so deeply into danger? Angie won't rest until she finds out. But she doesn't know someone is ready to do anything to stop her. . . .

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780440931157
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 05/28/1986
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.87(h) x 0.54(d)
Lexile: 720L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author


Joan Lowery Nixon was considered the grand dame of young adult mysteries. She was the only four time winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Best Young Adult Mystery Award, and was president of the Mystery Writers of America. She died in 2003.

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Ghosts of Now 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
seldombites on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I was very disappointed with this book. I picked it up expecting it to be a thriller as this was the impression given by the blurb on the back. Unfortunately, The Ghosts of Now has nothing to do with ghosts. It is, instead, just another troubled family drama - and not even a very well written one at that. I doubt I shall read this again.
Heather19 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Interesting book, a bit too scary and weird for my tastes, but good plot.
Mysteryreader101 More than 1 year ago
This book is one of the most unforgettable book you'll read. Joan Lowery puts together an twist of horror, suspense, action into the readers hand! YOU SHOULD READ! I recommend this book to anyone who likes horrors. :)
Guest More than 1 year ago
How would you feel if out of know where you get a prank phone call saying your brother is dead? Do you know what you would do if it happeneds would you believe it or not? Would you be upset or hurt that you were fighting with your brother and you never even got to say sorry? The two brother and sister are in awful fight because Jermy the borther dont really like to listen. The sister Angie. They kept arguing and Jermy just got up and left. Didn't tell anyong where he was going. The paretns was already at the dinner. Angis is upset and wants to get her head clear. So she started to clean. A couple of minutes later the phone rang she answered it. The phone called said.... This book is reallly sad. I would recommand this to people that like mysteries or who likes to see how a brother and sister act, and how teh sister feels for what she did, or to see if you will believe everything you hear.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was my first that i read of Nixon's n i luved it! It's not only a thriller its sad too. i highly reccomend it and i am sure you will enjoy it!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Joan Lowery Nixon is an amazing author. Her books are always winners. This one was no exception. It was a fast paced thriller that I read in one night. Read this novel if you love a good mystery with an ending you'll love and a certain addition to your own library.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I could not put this book down. I mean this is one of many Joan Lowery's great books. I highly recc. this.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was so bored the other night and found the book 'The Ghosts of Now' that i had bought atleast 2 months before and started reading it. I only expected to read one or two pages but I just couldnt put it down! It was excellent! I finished it in 3 hours and I cant stop thinking about it! I give this book 5 stars because Nixon really shows her ecellent talent in this wonderful book!