History Literature / PointHorror

20th Feb '16 6:02:43 PM talltalltree
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** In ''J.R.E. Ponsford'' in the same book, a boy is being bullied at his boarding school; so he re-animates the corpse of a former star cricket player at the school, who beats the bullies with a cricket bat, killing or severely maiming them (it's not clear which.) Lampshaded when the boy's mother is called into the school and admits it was a tad excessive of her son's "friend" to do this.
23rd Jun '15 4:30:56 PM calmestofdoves
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* RearWindowHomage: ''The Window'' is about a girl who sprains her ankle on a ski trip and gets sucked into a murder mystery when she starts spying out her window with binoculars.
15th Apr '15 8:41:39 PM rossyxan
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* PiranhaProblem: In ''The Hitchhiker'', James, Christine and Terri are threatened to be [[spoiler:thrown into a pond full of piranhas by the son of the old man the two girls killed in a hit-and-run accident. The man's son ends [[HoistByHisOwnPetard himself ends up inside the pond and gets devoured]].]]

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* PiranhaProblem: In ''The Hitchhiker'', James, Christine and Terri are threatened to be [[spoiler:thrown into a pond full of piranhas by Art, the son of the old man the two girls killed in a hit-and-run accident. The man's son ends Art [[HoistByHisOwnPetard himself ends up inside the pond and gets devoured]].]]
11th Oct '14 10:08:54 PM RepoSurgeon
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* AlphaBitch: Jessica from Identity Theft
* AmbiguouslyGay: Tristan from Followers. While his sexuality is never confirmed, he is certainly flamboyant enough to fit the role.
15th Sep '13 9:08:15 PM rossyxan
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* RevengeBeforeReason: The wronged person in any of these books will often go to extraordinary lengths to punish whoever wronged them/their relative or friend.
15th Sep '13 9:06:23 PM rossyxan
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* TownWithADarkSecret: Several throughout the book series.
15th Sep '13 9:03:49 PM rossyxan
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* DeadlyPrank: In ''Trick or Treat', a prankster ([[spoiler:Wynn]]) pulls various tricks on Martha, including nearly setting the house on fire.
15th Sep '13 9:02:10 PM rossyxan
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** Martha lives in one in ''Trick or Treat''. Or at least, she believes it to be haunted -- [[spoiler:it is really a jealous friend of hers doing all the freaky things.]]

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** Martha lives in one in ''Trick or Treat''. Or at least, she believes it to be haunted -- [[spoiler:it is really a jealous friend of hers (Wynn) doing all the freaky things.]]]]
* HauntedHouseHistorian: Blake and Wynn in ''Trick or Treat''. Justified, since the events only happened fairly recently.
15th Sep '13 8:58:51 PM rossyxan
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* Halloween Episode: ''Trick or Treat''.

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* Halloween Episode: HalloweenEpisode: ''Trick or Treat''.
15th Sep '13 8:58:35 PM rossyxan
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* DarkerAndEdgier: The entire series could be seen as an adult version of {{Literature/Goosebumps}}, given their concurrent dates of publication and often similar themes.


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* Halloween Episode: ''Trick or Treat''.
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