The Girl Next Door

by Jack Ketchum | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0843960973 Global Overview for this book
Registered by ladybug74 of Dothan, Alabama USA on 8/14/2008
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Journal Entry 1 by ladybug74 from Dothan, Alabama USA on Thursday, August 14, 2008
I purchased this at the Dothan Rescue Mission thrift store specifically to put in the horror book box hosted by alteregozoe. This is a sick and twisted book that will probably disturb you--probably the 2nd most disturbing book that I've ever read. I will warn you in advance not to read it if you cannot deal with reading about extreme child abuse.

From the back cover:
Suburbia. Shady, tree-lined streets, well-tended lawns and cozy homes. A nice, quiet place to grow up. Unless you are a teenage Meg or her crippled sister, Susan. On a dead-end street, in the dark, damp basement of the Chandler house, Meg and Susan are left captive to the savage whims and rages of a distant aunt who is rapidly descending into madness. It is a madness that infects all three of her sons - and finally the entire neighborhood. Only one troubled boy stands hesitantly between Meg and Susan and their cruel, torturous deaths. A boy with a very adult decision to make....

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Journal Entry 2 by ladybug74 at Bookbox in Bookbox, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases on Thursday, August 28, 2008

Released 10 yrs ago (8/28/2008 UTC) at Bookbox in Bookbox, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases

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releasing into AlterEgoZoe's Horror Bookbox

Journal Entry 3 by sunfi from Alexandria, Virginia USA on Saturday, October 11, 2008
Removed from AlterEgoZoe's Horror Book Box, round 2.

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