Daemon Hall

Andrew Nance; Illustrated by Coleman Polhemus

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Is winning a writing contest worth risking your life?

Nothing exciting ever happens in the town of Maplewood—that is, until famous thriller writer Ian Tremblin holds a short-story writing contest with a prize that seems to be the opportunity of a lifetime: five finalists will get to spend the evening with Tremblin himself in the haunted mansion Daemon Hall, and the winner of the best short story will see publication.
     Wade Reilly and the other finalists could never have imagined what they find lurking in the shadows of this demonic mansion. During a suspenseful night of tale-telling, strange incidents mix the realms of the real and the supernatural. What is Tremblin really up to, and can he be trusted? What about Daemon Hall—is it alive? And, more to the point, will any of the contestants make it out of this hall of horrors to tell their story?
     In the tradition of Stephen King, this chilling novel will have teen readers on edge in anticipation of what’s to come with the next extinguished candle.

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Praise for Daemon Hall

“Readers will enjoy the stories' different formats, from poetry to online chats. . . . [R]eaders will get chills imagining the terrors that can exist after dark. Nance crafts a compelling novel by giving insight into each character's secret fears as well as bringing the reader a dose of death, demons, and the paranormal. This book is a recommended purchase for public libraries with fans of the abnormal.”—VOYA

“The stories in this gripping page-turner, as well as the drama of the frightened teens dropping out one by one, will keep readers on the edge of their seats.”—School Library Journal

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About the Author

Andrew Nance; Illustrated by Coleman Polhemus

ANDREW NANCE is retired from a twenty-five-year career as a morning radio DJ. He uses his storytelling skills to give ghost tours throughout historic St. Augustine, Florida, where he lives. This is his first novel for young adults.

Andrew Nance
Coleman Polhemus


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Daemon Hall
Andrew Nance; Illustrated by Coleman Polhemus


American Library Association Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adults, NYPL Books for the Teen Age

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July 2010
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ISBN: 9780312602437
ISBN10: 031260243X
Young Adult Fiction
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 288 pages, Black-and-white halftone illustrations
Age Range: 10 to 15
Grade Range: 5 to 10 Information for Librarians

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Lexile: 670LL
F&P Level A-Z: X
AR Quiz Number: 119217
AR Points: 8


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