Dive into Terror in the Great Lakes States!
Charles David Clasman and David Anthony, co-authors of over twenty books, present Mystery Underground: Michigan Monsters. Read a scare ... if you dare!
Mystery Underground is a collection of scary short stories for kids, middle grade readers, and everyone who likes a good scare. The stories combine the monsters and mystery of Goosebumps with the surprise endings of The Twilight Zone. They are the perfect scary stories to read in the dark, around the campfire, or under the covers at night with a flashlight.
This book contains thirteen scary short stories set throughout the state of Michigan. Readers will encounter werewolves, zombies, giant spiders, Bigfoot, and other frightening beasts and legends.
1: HAPPY HAIR BIRTHDAY
WALLED LAKE, MI
It's Cody Wolf's thirteenth birthday. He shouldn't have to spend it running from werewolves.
2: NIGHT OF THE TULIPS
Michael and Danny have plans for the annual Tulip Time Festival. What happens when the tulips fight back?
3. ZOMBIE KING
Bryce doesn't want to be a ninja or robot for Halloween. He wants to be a zombie. Does he get his wish when he and his sister Ashley creep into the graveyard on a foggy night?
4. MONSTER BED
ST. JOSEPH, MI
Olivia is thrilled with her new princess bed. The trouble is, the bed is haunted. When Olivia tries to go to sleep, she realizes that she isn't alone.
5. LIGHT'S OUT LIGHTHOUSE
When the power goes out, Chloe, Lucas, and Lainey are stuck at home without their parents. Are they truly alone or is something waiting for them in the dark?
6. SCREAMER STREAM
A canoe trip down the AuSable River on the Fourth of July shouldn't be dangerous. But when Stephanie, Mark, and McKenzie take a detour, anything can happen.
7. THE BOX
Isaac can't contain his curiosity when a special delivery arrives at his house. What could possibly hide in a plain box almost as big as a refrigerator?
8. A GAME OF BIGFOOT
Numerous reports claim that Bigfoot has recently been spotted near Northern Michigan University in the Upper Peninsula. Jenna, Ben, and Travis set out to find the legendary Sasquatch. Will they find it before the beast finds them?
LAKE GEORGE, MI
During a vacation "up north" Sean and Tyler stop for a picnic lunch on a sunny summer afternoon. The surrounding forest, however, beckons and the boys are lured into a real web of danger.
10. THE CATCH
EAST TAWAS, MI
An early morning fishing expedition on Lake Huron catches Zack and Kyle unprepared. An ancient ghost ship drifts in from the fog. Will the boys sink or swim?
11. KNIGHT SCARES
On a fifth grade class trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA), Charlie and David sneak away from their classmates. They creep into the Great Hall where suits of medieval armor come to life and demand death.
12. FIELD OF SCREAMS
Hope and Faith know better than to trespass in Mr. Crowe's cornfield. Colin thinks they're chicken. When the scarecrows rise up and reach for him with filthy hands, Colin realizes too late that the girls were right.
13. NEW TROLL IN TOWN
Tim, the new kid in town, doesn't like being called a troll. To help him adjust, Matt shows him that there are worse things to be.
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