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Brad Strickland

Brad Strickland(1947- )
Brad Strickland also writes adventure and science fiction and has contributed to several series: Star Trek, Wishbone, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Flight 29 Down. There are excerpts and plenty of other information at the John Bellairs / Brad Strickland website.

Lewis Barnavelt

Lewis Barnavelt — (1972-1993) Ages 9-12. Publisher: Lewis always dreamed of living in an old house full of secret passageways, hidden rooms, and big marble fireplaces. And suddenly, after the death of his parents, he finds himself in just such a mansion — his Uncle Jonathan’s. When he discovers that his big friendly uncle is also a wizard, Lewis has a hard time keeping himself from jumping up and down in his seat. Unfortunately, what Lewis doesn’t bank on is the fact that the previous owner of the mansion was also a wizard — but an evil one who has placed a tick-tocking clock somewhere in the bowels of the house, marking off the minutes until the end of the world. And when Lewis accidentally awakens the dead on Halloween night, the clock only ticks louder and faster. Doomsday draws near — unless Lewis can stop the clock!

John Bellairs Lewis Barnavelt review 1. The House with a Clock in Its Walls 2. The Figure in the Shadows 3. The Letter, the Witch, and the Ring 4. The Ghost in the Mirror 5. The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder 6. The Doom of the Haunted Opera John Bellairs Lewis Barnavelt review 1. The House with a Clock in Its Walls 2. The Figure in the Shadows 3. The Letter, the Witch, and the Ring 4. The Ghost in the Mirror 5. The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder 6. The Doom of the Haunted Opera John Bellairs Lewis Barnavelt review 1. The House with a Clock in Its Walls 2. The Figure in the Shadows 3. The Letter, the Witch, and the Ring 4. The Ghost in the Mirror 5. The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder 6. The Doom of the Haunted Opera John Bellairs Lewis Barnavelt review 1. The House with a Clock in Its Walls 2. The Figure in the Shadows 3. The Letter, the Witch, and the Ring 4. The Ghost in the Mirror 5. The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder 6. The Doom of the Haunted Opera John Bellairs Lewis Barnavelt review 1. The House with a Clock in Its Walls 2. The Figure in the Shadows 3. The Letter, the Witch, and the Ring 4. The Ghost in the Mirror 5. The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder 6. The Doom of the Haunted Opera John Bellairs Lewis Barnavelt review 1. The House with a Clock in Its Walls 2. The Figure in the Shadows 3. The Letter, the Witch, and the Ring 4. The Ghost in the Mirror 5. The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder 6. The Doom of the Haunted Opera Lewis Barnavelt John Bellairs Brad Strickland 4. The Ghost in the Mirror 5. The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder 6. The Doom of the Haunted Opera 7. The Specter from the Magician's Museum 8. The Beast Under the Wizard's Bridge 9. The Tower At the End of the World 10. The Whistle, the Grave, and the Ghost 12. The House Where Nobody LivedLewis Barnavelt John Bellairs Brad Strickland 4. The Ghost in the Mirror 5. The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder 6. The Doom of the Haunted Opera 7. The Specter from the Magician's Museum 8. The Beast Under the Wizard's Bridge 9. The Tower At the End of the World 10. The Whistle, the Grave, and the Ghost 12. The House Where Nobody LivedLewis Barnavelt John Bellairs Brad Strickland 4. The Ghost in the Mirror 5. The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder 6. The Doom of the Haunted Opera 7. The Specter from the Magician's Museum 8. The Beast Under the Wizard's Bridge 9. The Tower At the End of the World 10. The Whistle, the Grave, and the Ghost 12. The House Where Nobody LivedLewis Barnavelt John Bellairs Brad Strickland 4. The Ghost in the Mirror 5. The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder 6. The Doom of the Haunted Opera 7. The Specter from the Magician's Museum 8. The Beast Under the Wizard's Bridge 9. The Tower At the End of the World 10. The Whistle, the Grave, and the Ghost 12. The House Where Nobody LivedLewis Barnavelt John Bellairs Brad Strickland 4. The Ghost in the Mirror 5. The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder 6. The Doom of the Haunted Opera 7. The Specter from the Magician's Museum 8. The Beast Under the Wizard's Bridge 9. The Tower At the End of the World 10. The Whistle, the Grave, and the Ghost 12. The House Where Nobody Lived 13. The Sign of the Sinister SorcererLewis Barnavelt John Bellairs Brad Strickland 4. The Ghost in the Mirror 5. The Vengeance of the Witch-Finder 6. The Doom of the Haunted Opera 7. The Specter from the Magician's Museum 8. The Beast Under the Wizard's Bridge 9. The Tower At the End of the World 10. The Whistle, the Grave, and the Ghost 12. The House Where Nobody Lived 13. The Sign of the Sinister Sorcerer

This series was started by John Bellairs and finished by Brad Strickland.

The Ghost in the Mirror: Gothic creepiness for all ages

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The Ghost in the Mirror by John Bellairs

I may not be the best person to review John Bellairs' The Ghost in the Mirror, since it is clearly one book of many in a series, and I've only just arrived. When I picked up my copy from the library, I had no idea that it was part of a larger set, when in fact, Bellairs has written sixteen books that contain the characters found within this book.

I should say at this point that Bellairs' passed away in 1991, leaving behind several unfinished manuscripts. Brad Strickland has completed many of his stories, including this one. But I certainly couldn't see a drop in quality, or any obvious change in style. But then again, I'm a newcomer and this review can only judge the merits of this one particular book. It may therefore be inadequate in assessin... Read More

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Johnny Dixon — (1983-1994) Ages 9-12. Publisher: A mysterious stranger gives Johnny Dixon a magical ring that plunges him into a terrifying adventure during which he must outwit the ghost of the mad Father Baart.

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This series was started by John Bellairs and finished by Brad Strickland.


More fantasy novels by Brad Strickland

Grimoire — (2006-2007) Ages 9-12. Publisher: The trip to London was supposed to be for a simple reading of the will of some distant relative. Instead, things have gone terribly wrong. Jarvey Midion’s parents are nowhere to be found, and he is suddenly in the middle of a mystery — a mystery involving the Grimoire, a magical book that has the power to transport people through time. When Jarvey gets too close to the ominous tome, he is instantly transported to Lunnon, a city that is not quite of the past, but definitely not of the present day.There Jarvey must team up with the Free Folk, a ragtag gang of orphan kids who run wild on the streets. One of them wants to help him use the Grimoire to get back to his own time. But can he trust her?

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Thaumia — (1988-1991) Publisher: Jeremy Sebastian Moon is transported far from Earth where his dreams and job in advertising provide comfort but not much happiness, a world where fantasy is reality. This new magical world presents to Jeremy his double, a dangerous wizard who wants him to take his place and stand before the Council of Mages. Jeremy’s mission before he returns home is to help the Mages battle the Evil in Thaumia. He encounters a beautiful thief, an enchantress and Nul, along his journey, but will his newfound powers take him back to earth?

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