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4.00031357792411 out of 54.00031357792411 out of 54.00031357792411 out of 54.00031357792411 out of 54.00031357792411 out of 5 4.00 (3,189 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Mary Downing Hahn Narrator: Ellen Grafton Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Diana and her little brother Georgie have been living in the woods behind the old Willis place, a decaying Victorian mansion, for what already seems like forever. They aren't allowed to leave the property or show themselves to anyone. But when a new caretaker comes to live there with his young daughter, Lissa, Diana is tempted to break the mysterious rules they live by and reveal herself so she can finally have a friend. Somehow, Diana must get Lissa's help if she and Georgie ever hope to release themelves from the secret that has bound them to the old Willis place for so long. Mary Downing Hahn has written a chilling ghost story in the tradition of her most successful spine-tingling novels. The intriguing characters, frightening secrets, and plot twists will delight her many fans. Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • Winner of the 2006 Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by J1bird6 | 2/16/2014

    " i thought that this book was really intresting since i luv ghost stories :D "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Libby K. | 2/13/2014

    " This book was a mix of things for me. I did like the book a lot, although at times, I would feel like this was too chilling a ghost story for me to read and I would want to set the book down. Or, I would feel saddened and wish I had never even heard of the book. I didn't ever put the book down, though, and that's why it was such a good book. It made me feel such deep emotions and I could never stop reading. I was fascinated most, though, by how Mary Downing Hahn could write about such an ordinary seeming girl with such an ordinary seeming story line, and turn it into a thrilling read with a kinda, sorta, depends-on-how-you-look-at-it, happy ending. If you are in the mood for an awesome ghost story right before bed a couple of nights in a row, then this is definitely the book for you!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sarah Sutton | 2/13/2014

    " I have returned to MDH as an adult after being a major fan as young person. I am having a hard time deciding whether I read the works differently as an adult or maybe "The Old Willis Place" isn't enough to make a conclusion out of. I think I should read more MDH. Getting to it: the first part included DRAMATIC foreshadow that is borderline insulting to the adult reader (note: I ate it up as a a kid). The middle part dragged, but I still enjoyed the "solving" of the mystery part of the climax and the resolution wasn't so predictable. So, I liked it....even as a grown up she still gave me the chills. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Ashly Vazquez | 2/3/2014

    " It said it was scary but it wasnt that scary. "

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