Love a good, scary read? Peter Swift is the author of Fright Files, exciting middle-grade supernatural horror novels for the young and young at heart. After all, young hearts make the best sandwiches!
"I love writing scary stories for kids because that's what I loved to read when I was a kid. Still do!"
Peter Swift grew up in a small town outside of Philadelphia. He was surrounded by ancient places steeped in legend, mystery, and myth. Dark forests, abandoned houses, and overgrown cemeteries were a very real part of Peter’s childhood adventures and explorations, and his imagination often populated these places with magic, ghosts, and monsters, both light and dark.
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Fright Files: Nightmare New Year
by Peter Swift
Justin races off-road buggies for sport, until he finds himself racing for his life!
The night before New Year's Eve is the first Justin has seen of his father in over a week. What's he doing shiftily creeping around in the dark behind their house? Justin thinks the man is trying to avoid him. He soon learns how wrong he is, when the monster that is hunting his father finds a new target. Justin.
Fright Files: The Broken Thing
by Peter Swift
Middle-Grade, Ages 9+
Stevie Barton loves a scary story, until he finds himself living one! Two days before Halloween in Newhope, Vermont, Stevie takes a mysterious antique toy he finds abandoned in the spooky forest the townspeople call The Grove. Now, something wicked wants it back.
Along with his best friend Angie Lewis, Stevie must find and stop the horror before it finds him.
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