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Teaser Tuesday ~ The Ghouls of Howlfair

Teaser Tuesday ~ The Ghouls of Howlfair

The Ghouls of Howlfair, Urban Legends, Ghosts, Horror, Fantasy, Children's Books, Moon, Castle, Girl, Night, Aunt, Family, Monsters, Monster-Hunters, Nick Tomlinson
I had random.org select a page for me today, it decided on page 172.

Generations of soothsayers had met with clients in the little lamp-lit booths that filled the five floors, to share a pot of Timbrel Tea and then read the leaves at the bottom of the cup. Some teas were good for predicting romance or happy turns of fortune; some could help foresee trouble. Others – stronger treas for stronger stomachs – opened the gateways to darker knowledge. The place was no longer licensed for fortune-telling, though Molly had heard rumours that after midnight, the current owners (spectrally pale siblings with a habit of suddenly appearing at your table) would secretly admit local seers and their customers.

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Read it and Weep!

Friday’s Page 69 ~ Read it and Weep!

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That night, as Charlotte was in her room doing her homwework, she got a text. The number was unfamiliar. She opened it up.
I told you to pass the card along. Do it, or darkness will descend on you.
Her entire body jolted as though it had been shocked. She pressed her glasses more closely toward the bridge of her nose and stared at the text. Should she ignore it? Was it someone at school playing a joke on her? But who knew about the card?