The Black Heart Crypt (Hardcover)

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From the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Escape From Mr. Lemoncello's Library" comes a series of spine-tingling mysteries to keep you up long after the lights go out.
Halloween is nearing, 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 this fourth volume of Chris Grabenstein's popular Haunted Mysteries series, Zack must once again do battle with malevolent spirits. And with his usual 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 found an inspiration to read in Grabenstein's quirky characters and deadly situations.

About the Author

CHRIS GRABENSTEIN is the Agatha and Anthony award--winning author of "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library, 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 ten. After college, he moved to New York City to become an actor and writer. For five years, he did improvisational comedy with some of the city's funniest performers, including this one guy named Bruce Willis.

Currently, Chris and his wife JJ live in New York City with three cats and a dog named Fred who starred in "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" on Broadway. You can visit Chris (and Fred) at
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375869006
ISBN-10: 037586900X
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: August 23rd, 2011
Pages: 328
Language: English
Series: Haunted Mysteries (Hardcover)