There is a famous cave located just outside of Spooksville. Many stories surround the dark place: scary ones as well as exciting ones. Hearing the amazing tales, Adam is tempted to explore the cave with his new friends: Watch, Sally, and Cindy.
But the moment they enter the cave, the entrance closes behind them.
And they are trapped in the dark.
They walk deeper into the cave, frantically searching for a way out. The batteries in their flashlights begin to run low. Then they realize something is following them. Something that has been in the cave for a very long time.
Something big and black and hungry.
Christopher Pike is the pseudonym of Kevin McFadden. He is a bestselling author of young adult and children's fiction who specializes in the thriller genre.
McFadden was born in New York but grew up in California where he stills lives in today. A college drop-out, he did factory work, painted houses and programmed computers before becoming a recognized author. Initially unsuccessful when he set out to write science fiction and adult mystery, it was not until his work caught the attention of an editor who suggested he write a teen thriller that he became a hit. The result was Slumber Party (1985), a book about a group of teenagers who run into bizarre and violent events during a ski weekend. After that he wrote Weekend and Chain ... (more)