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Joseph Bruchac, author of the award-winning Skeleton Man and The Return of Skeleton Man, breathes life into a chilling vampire-like demon.
Maddy has always loved scary stories, especially the spooky legends of her Native American ancestors. But that was before she heard about the Whisperer in the Dark, the most frightening legend of all.
Now there's an icy voice at the other end of the phone and a terrifying message left on Maddy's door. Suddenly this ancient tale is becoming just a bit too real. Once, twice, three times he's called out to her. If he calls to her a fourth time, she's done for. Where will she be when he calls her name again?
Author Joseph Bruchac is acclaimed as "a formidable talent in the field of multicultural books for children." (Children's Books and Their Creators)