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Thomas Randall

Thomas Randall(1967- )
Thomas Randall is a penname of author Christopher Golden, an award-winning and bestselling writer of horror, fantasy, and suspense for adults, teens, and children. He also writes the Body of Evidence thriller series and contributes to Star Trek, Hellboy, X-Men, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Star Wars, Angel, and Battlestar Galactica. His original novels have been published around the world in more than fourteen languages. He lives in Massachusetts. Learn more at Christopher Golden’s website.
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The Waking (Gaijin Girl)

The Waking (Gaijin Girl) — (2009-2013) Young adult. Publisher: Starting over in a place that’s haunted by death… Kara Foster thinks the hardest thing about moving to Japan will be fitting in as an outsider. But dark secrets are stirring at her new school. When Kara befriends Sakura, a fellow outsider whose rebellious nature sets her apart from the crowd, she learns that Sakura’s sister was the victim of an unsolved murder on school grounds. And before long, terrible things begin to happen.It starts with nightmares — strange, otherworldly dreams that wake Kara in terror every night. Then more students start turning up dead, with strange marks on their bodies. Is Sakura getting revenge on those she suspects are responsible for her sister’s death? Or has her dead sister come back to take revenge for herself? This first book in a frightening new trilogy will have teens glued the page and scared to go to sleep.

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The Waking: Dreams of the Dead: Scary!

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The Waking: Dreams of the Dead by Thomas Randall

Considering what an awkward foot Dreams of the Dead by Thomas Randall (Christopher Golden) starts off on, I was pretty surprised when, shortly after beginning, I found myself unable to put it down.

In spite of my overactive imagination, I like something scary once in a while. Poor Thomas Randall was already up against some stiff competition, since only days ago I wheedled my husband into watching Ringu (the Japanese horror film re-made as The Ring) with me. Fortunately, Dreams of the Dead has a lot of its own strengths to carry it.

Kara Harper and her father move to Japan, a sort of long time dream of theirs. There, in her new school, Kara meets fellow outsider (though in a different way) Sakura. ... Read More