Master of chilling suspense R. L. Stine proves that you never outgrow a good scare. If he frightened you then, hell terrify you now. . . .Ellie Saks is dying to escape the city. Shes sick of dead-end jobs, her mothers disapproval, her loser ex-boyfriend, Clay, who wont take a hint, and the memories of a terrible incident that occurred years ago. When her best friend suggests a summer in the Hamptons, full of glitzy parties, cool cocktails, and hot dates, Ellies on the first Jitney out. To fund all this glamour, Ellie takes a job as a nanny.From the outside, the familys beachfront home is perfect. But then Ellie meets four-year-old Brandon, who hasnt spoken for months. The boys icy stare and demonic laughter make clear to Ellie that he is troubled, haunted by something too horrible for words. She begins to receive threatening messages and disturbing gifts. But its not until she barely escapes a harrowing experience that she realizes her life may depend on figuring out whos behind it: Clay? Brandon? And why? And every once in a while, in a crowd, she sees a face she hasnt seen in seven yearsthe face of a boy who died long ago. It would seem that Ellies summer of fun has turned into a summer of horrorone shell never forget . . . if she survives it at all.From the Trade Paperback edition.