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Hell Phone

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ISBN-10: 0810993600

ISBN-13: 9780810993600

Edition: N/A

Authors: William Sleator

List price: $6.95
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A modern murder story with a devilish twist Master of horror William Sleator has created another creepy, heart-pumping classic inHell Phone. Nick wants a cell phone so he can talk to his girlfriend, Jen, after school, and the used phone he buys seems like a bargain. That is, until the phone calls begindemanding, disturbed strangers calling night and day. At first Nick wants to get rid of the phone, but the creepy callers and the phones ghoulish games pull him into a web of crime, pushing him to steal, con. . . and kill. Fans of SleatorsThe Boy Who Couldnt Diewill enjoy this equally diabolical thriller. Praise for Hell Phone An entertaining and unquestionably dark diversion . . . Publishers Weekly Sleator, the author ofInterstellar Pig,The Boy Who Couldnt Die, and many other SF thrillers for YAs, excels at this genre, and horror fans will enjoy every nasty detail. Kliatt A suspense-filled plot and touches of macabre humor will appeal to both horror fans and reluctant readers. Kirkus The rapid pace and vivid, unsettling conception of the Inferno will grab horror readers. School Library Journal
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Book details

List price: $6.95
Publisher: Abrams, Inc.
Publication date: 9/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

William Sleator was born on February 13, 1945 in Harve de Grace, Maryland. In 1967, he received a BA in English from Harvard University. He mainly wrote science fiction novels for young adults. His first novel, Blackbriar, was published in 1972. He wrote more than 30 books including House of Stairs, Interstellar Pig, The Green Futures of Tycho, Strange Attractors, The Spirit House, The Boy Who Couldn't Die, and The Phantom Limb. His picture book, The Angry Moon, won a Caldecott Award in 1971. He died on August 3, 2011 at the age of 66.