Night Vision: Eleven Haunting Tales by Jackie Vivelo
middle-grade paranormal fiction, short story anthology
Cover Art by Sasha Vivelo
When John reads to his younger brother Matthew, the book becomes real. Hiding from pirates in an apple barrel or pulling a sled over the tundra, John and Matthew always face danger together. But when Matthew is knocked unconscious at school one day, only John knows how to bring him back.
Like all the kids in the neighborhood, Mickey is afraid of haunted Credlow House. But when he’s trapped inside the dreaded building, Mickey learns that the most terrifying thing is much closer to home.
These and nine more paranormal short stories will have you questioning where to draw the line between reality and the supernatural. A ghostly dog, a best friend from another time, and the djinni next door are a few of the spine-tingling characters you’ll encounter. Previous publications by award-winning author Jackie Vivelo include an ALA Booklist “Notables” finalist and an ALA “Best Book” nominee.
Praise for Jackie Vivelo’s short stories:
“The stories are beautifully crafted, resolving themselves into lingering, shocking questions.” –Des Moines Register
“…subtle, understated, original horror tales…”—School Library Journal
“These hauntingly beautiful stories provide a delicious shiver rather than a breath-stopping scare.” –New Orleans Times-Picayune