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The Séance This is one of my least favorite book.The author got my hopes up because she s an EDGAR ALLAN POE AWARD WINNER.I was hoping the book wasabout the supernatural with some awesome horror twist in it What it turned out to be was just a simple murder mystery Rather disappointing Lauren is reluctant to participate in the s ance, and she feels the first foreboding of evil shortly after the room is darkened When the lights come back on, her fear turns to shock Sara Martin is missing, even though all the doors and windows are locked from the inside Great book I never would have suspected who the real killer was One of the greatest young adult mystery books ever This is one of the best suspense book I ve ever read I really thought that the Seance they did worked and I was darn terrified the whole night while reading it yes, I read at night P Perfectly plotted. This book makes you keep on reading it Great mystery book with a hint to darkness, easy to read wonderful for a dark and stormy night.Won t scare your socks off but does give you nice creepy feels. 3.5 stars Great YA book Definitely a few good twists, and it was a quick read Lauren has lived with her Aunt since she was 4 years old Her mother died and her father died in an accident without ever knowing she was born.Things have been fine with her Aunt all these years, but Lauren s Aunt takes in a 17 year old girl named Sara Lauren and Sara don t exactly get along.Sara begs Lauren to come with her to a seance done by a local girl named Roberta Lauren doesn t believe in that stuff and doesn t want to go, but eventually gives in.Everything is going well until the ligh Lauren has lived with her Aunt since she was 4 years old Her mother died and her father died in an accident without ever knowing she was born.Things have been fine with her Aunt all these years, but Lauren s Aunt takes in a 17 year old girl named Sara Lauren and Sara don t exactly get along.Sara begs Lauren to come with her to a seance done by a local girl named Roberta Lauren doesn t believe in that stuff and doesn t want to go, but eventually gives in.Everything is going well until the lights go out And when they come back on, Sara is missing.This book starts off with seemingly having to do with the paranormal, but it s really a murder mystery I wouldn t say that the characters are deep, but they are likeable enough The plot is good, it s fast paced and definitely kept me guessing I thought I knew who the murderer was I was sure it was that person, but in the end, I was wrong It was a complete surprise who the murderer was.It was a great mystery, one that kept me reading to find out what was really going on I enjoyed this book a lot And really liked that it was a surprise who the murderer really was If you like mystery, then I d recommend this book and just to check out other books by Joan Lowery Nixon Have you ever been in a Seance.Well this book will tell you all about one.This book is about a group of friends who decide to hold a Seance.The characters are Sara,Lauren,Roberta,Allie,Maddie and Luemma This all takes place at Roberta s house while her parents are away.As the lights flicker on and off wierd things start to happen.But soon after the lights completely shut off and when they finally come back on the fins that Sara had dissappeared.Few weeks went by and the police end up finding Sa Have you ever been in a Seance.Well this book will tell you all about one.This book is about a group of friends who decide to hold a Seance.The characters are Sara,Lauren,Roberta,Allie,Maddie and Luemma This all takes place at Roberta s house while her parents are away.As the lights flicker on and off wierd things start to happen.But soon after the lights completely shut off and when they finally come back on the fins that Sara had dissappeared.Few weeks went by and the police end up finding Sara s dead body in a swamp So the police tell the girls that they have to hold another Seance and see what happens.But just as you think everything is fine Roberta ends up dissappearing too So now everyone is scared and terrified and all the girls try to solve the mystery.I ll have to leave it at that don t want to spoil the ending


About the Author: Joan Lowery Nixon

Author ofthan one hundred books, Joan Lowery Nixon is the only writer to have won four Edgar Allan Poe Awards for Juvenile Mysteries and been nominated several other times from the Mystery Writers of America Creating contemporary teenage characters who have both a personal problem and a mystery to solve, Nixon captured the attention of legions of teenage readers since the publication of her first YA novelthan twenty years ago In addition to mystery suspense novels, she wrote nonfiction and fiction for children and middle graders, as well as several short stories Nixon was the first person to write novels for teens about the orphan trains of the nineteenth century She followed those with historical novels about Ellis Island and,recently for younger readers, Colonial Williamsburg Joan Lowery Nixon died on June 28, 2003 a great loss for all of us.


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