Mrs. Marigold's House by Melissa Yuan-Innes
Approx. 5,600 words.
Published on July 6, 2011 by
Every Hallowe'en, Mrs. Marigold invites only six children to her mansion. One boy, Adam, warns Ashley away, but her parents, desperate to get in good with the richest woman in town, force her to go.
Trick or treat?
Trick. Definitely trick.
The question is if Ashley can get out alive.
"Yuan-Innes delivers a Bradburyian shocker in 'Mrs. Marigold's House'.....Highly recommended."-Paul Di Filippo