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Down a Dark Hall
Down a Dark Hall
Author: Lois Duncan
Kit Gordy sees Blackwood Hall towering over black iron gates, and she can't help thinking, This place is evil. The imposing mansion sends a shiver of fear through her. But Kit settles into a routine, trying to ignore the rumors that the highly exclusive boarding school is haunted. Then her classmates begin to show extraordinary and unknown talen...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780316098984
ISBN-10: 0316098981
Publication Date: 4/19/2011
Pages: 240
Edition: Revised
Reading Level: Young Adult
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 0
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MyLikeIt avatar reviewed Down a Dark Hall on + 450 more book reviews
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From the cover: Evil -- Kit feels its strange, penetrating chill the moment she sees the ominous mansion looming above her. Soon she finds herself a prisoner in the dark halls of Blackwood, a new, exclusive boarding school for a select group of girls. Left there by her honeymooning mother and new father, Kit finds she is one of only four students -- who unknowingly share one terrifying quality.

Suspenseful and thought-provoking. Author Lois Duncan is queen of the YA suspense genre.
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reviewed Down a Dark Hall on + 3073 more book reviews
Being a book for YA I thought it was passible, however, I would wait until the YA is about 13 as the content is on a more mature level and might be easier to understand at that age.

I screen books for a YA relative and this one I would hold until the age of 13+

Reading it as an adult I thought it was just okay, it isn't 'scary' or much of a 'thriller' in the sense that an adult would give it a high rating if it was a nail biter but for the YA it would probably be alright
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5 stars all the way.
This book was just great. I could not put it down! It has everything, suspense, the scare factor but no gore, no blood, no profanity. Its a YA book, but any adult would love it. The author also wrote, "I Know what you did last summer". I didn't even know that, till I got the book. Lois Duncan is an excellent writer, she has now become one of my favs and I have ordered others books by her, I don't want to miss any now! The ending and the purpose behind the book isn't revealed till much later and was a complete surprise. LOVED IT!
kotn avatar reviewed Down a Dark Hall on + 17 more book reviews
A very interesting book, indeed! A very good read, but was pretty short! I finished it in about two hours, but what a good two hours those were!
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I enjoyed this book very much.

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