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Book Review: Music From The Dead by Bebe Faas Rice

Music From The Dead by Bebe Faas Rice is a young adult horror novel originally published in April 1997.  Marnie and her cousin Peter drive up to the mansion that Marnie's father rented for the summer ahead of her father.  When the cousins arrive at the mansion called Stonycraig and settle in, Marnie is nervous because she thought she saw a shadow in one of the windows.  Then, she starts hearing a woman crying late at night.  Are the stories about Stonycraig being haunted true? This is a book I originally read as a teenager, and I remember being impressed by the storyline and writing.  I recently decided to reread it as an adult to see if it was as good as I remembered.  I have to say it was phenomenal.  Well-written and unputdownable.   Even though there were parts that came back to me as I made my way through Music From The Dead , I still found it to be perfectly eerie and creepy.  There was even a little bit of romance but nothing inappropriate for a tween or teen.  The only com

The Running Bibliophile's Thriller Book Challenge

The Running Bibliophile's

Thriller Book Challenge

Challenge yourself to read each and every book on The Running Bibliophile's Thriller Book Challenge List below. Let us know if you loved these books or hated them!

  • The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

  • Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine

  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

  • An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

  • Deeper Than The Dead (Oak Knoll, #1) by Tami Hoag

  • Vanished (Nick Heller, #1) by Joseph Finder
  • The Breakdown by B.A. Paris

  • The Institute by Stephen King

  • The Stranger You Seek by Amanda Kyle Williams

  • The Firm by John Grisham

  • The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling

  • The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

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