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The Haunting of Gabriel Ashe

By Dan Poblocki   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545402712 Paperback
288 Pages | 5.27" x 7.58" | Ages 10 to 14

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545402705 Hardcover
288 Pages | 5.74" x 8.53" | Ages 10 to 14

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545631877 Ebook
288 Pages | Ages 10 to 14

Has Gabriel created a monster?

Something sinister lurks in the woods outside of Slade.

Gabe has seen it, or he thinks he has - a shadow standing at the tree line, watching Gabe's house with faintly glowing eyes.

Despite Gabe's misgivings, his new friend, Seth, relishes the creepy atmosphere of the forest. It's the perfect setting for his imaginary struggle against the Hunter, a deformed child-eating creature said to leave the bones of his victims in his wake. It's just a game, but it's all a bit much for Gabe, who quickly loses interest as summer ends and the days grow shorter.

But then strange things start to happen. Frightening things. And Gabe knows it has to do with the dark figure watching him from the edge of the woods.

Is Seth out to teach Gabe a lesson? Or is the Hunter more than just a myth? Gabe isn't sure which option is more horrifying, but he's determined to learn the truth before someone gets hurt . . . or worse.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for The Haunting of Gabriel Ashe:

" The social dramas mesh well with the supernatural elements . . . Poblocki creates a real sense of suspense." —Booklist

" Poblocki creates danger by not pulling punches. An atmospheric, creepy ghost story best read at night." —Kirkus