Originally published in THRILLER 2 (2009),edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author Clive Cussler.
In this compelling Thriller Short from bestselling author R.L. Stine, a man discovers what can happen when hostility gets the best of him. For former convicts Wayne Mullet and Leon Maloney, working at a retirement home for chimpanzees located in the Louisiana woods is a step up from prison life. Their jobs at The Haven aren’t the greatest. Still, Wayne wants to keep his. But when Leon takes his resentment out on two old dudes, Leon gets what’s coming to him. Unfortunately, though, it’s Wayne who’s left holding the bag in a room full of witnesses.
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The Weapon by Jeffery DeaverRemaking by Blake CrouchIced by Harry HunsickerJustice Served by Mariah StewartThe Circle by David HewsonRoomful of Witnesses by R.L. StineThe House on Pine Terrace by Phillip MargolinThe Desert Here and the Desert Far Away by Marcus SakeyOn the Run by Carla NeggersCan You Help Me Out Here? by Robert FerrignoCrossed Double by Joe HartlaubThe Lamented by Lawrence LightVintage Death by Lisa JacksonSuspension of Disbelief by Tim MaleenyA Calculated Risk by Sean ChercoverThe Fifth World by Javier SierraGhost Writer by Gary BraverThrough a Veil Darkly by Kathleen AntrimBedtime for Mr. Li by David J. MontgomeryProtecting the Innocent by Simon WoodWatch Out for My Girl by Joan JohnstonKilling Time by Jon LandBoldt’s Broken Angel by Ridley Pearson
About the Author
R. L. Stine has written more than two hundred thriller and horror books for children, teens, and adults. His Goosebumps series, which was the bestselling series of all time for many years, is widely considered the consummate horror series for kids, with more than four hundred million copies sold. Unusually prolific, he has written many other series, including Fear Street, Mostly Ghostly, and Rotten School, as well as other stand-alone books for people of all ages.
Hometown:New York, New York
Date of Birth:October 8, 1943
Place of Birth:Columbus, Ohio
Education:B.A., Ohio State University, 1965