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Issue Details: First known date: 1999... 1999 After Dark
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Notes

  • For this series Franklin Watts republished books from the series of the same name by Lothian.

Includes

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y separately published work icon The Bent-Back Bridge Gary Crew , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1995 Z849600 1995 single work children's fiction children's adventure ‘Janet has no friends. No friends at all. So when Lola, the new girl in her class asks to meet her at the Bent-Back Bridge terminus after dark, she agrees. Janet would give anything to have a friend ... well, almost anything ...’ (Source: Back cover) London : Franklin Watts , 1999
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y separately published work icon The Barn Gary Crew , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1995 Z849609 1995 single work children's fiction children's adventure horror 'Carter Lawrance is cool. He's a city kid. His parents have just bought a run-down farm in the middle of nowhere, and Carter is not happy. Then he discovers the rotting barn in the swamp ... and the giant, white worms ... and the claw prints of the creature that feeds on them' (source: back cover). London : Franklin Watts , 1999
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y separately published work icon The Well Gary Crew , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1996 Z282719 1996 single work children's fiction children's horror 'Seth and Adam are identical twins, but no two boys could be more different. Adam is cheerful and sunny, Seth cold and morose. When the dark secret of the well in the pine forest lures them to their fate, who can tell which twin will prove the stronger?' (source: back cover). New York (City) : Watts , 1999
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y separately published work icon The Giant Spiders Stephen Measday , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1996 Z921540 1996 single work children's fiction children's horror 'Toy spiders, assembled by children in a town, come to life and go out feeding.' The Source subscription database. New York (City) London : Franklin Watts , 1999
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y separately published work icon The Mouth Carmel Bird , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1996 Z204480 1996 single work short story young adult 'The story of the aftermath of a teenage girl's suicide. Her story is revealed in her diary, left for her former best friend instead of a suicide note. This reveals the girl's low self-esteem and obsessive crush on a teacher, whose accidental drowning she blames on herself, and so she takes her own life...Jade knows that her best friend, Fern, has died. Yet she can hear Fern tapping on the window every night - what is Fern's ghost trying to tell her?'
Source: Bookseller's website
New York (City) London : Franklin Watts , 1999
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y separately published work icon The Carriers Jonathan Harlen , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1996 Z833977 1996 single work children's fiction children's horror New York (City) London : Franklin Watts , 1999
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y separately published work icon The Pipe James Moloney , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1996 Z833564 1996 single work children's fiction children's thriller 'There's something about the stormwater drain that draws the skateboarder in. "Don't go in there," the local kids warn, but those smooth concrete walls, curving away into the darkness, are the ultimate challenge.'
Source: National Library catalogue
New York (City) London : Franklin Watts , 1999
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y separately published work icon The Intruder Rowena Cory Daniells , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1997 Z921548 1997 single work children's fiction children's horror 'As an experienced babysitter, Taryn thinks she's prepared for anything, until she meets Serendipity, a four year old with a genius IQ and a lethal imagination. A terrifying tale of telepathic powers.'
Source: Bookseller's website
New York (City) London : Franklin Watts , 1999
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y separately published work icon The Lie Philip Neilsen , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1997 Z113217 1997 single work novella young adult 'Edward tells a lie that even he begins to believe. After all, what matters is that all the kids at school think he's a hero. But only at the bridge will the truth come out, and making the wrong choice could be fatal.'
Source: Bookseller's website
London : Franklin Watts , 1999
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y separately published work icon The Snake Man James Moloney , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1998 Z834454 1998 single work children's fiction children's horror New York (City) London : Watts , 1999
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y separately published work icon The Twist in the Tale Ruth Starke , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1997 Z245345 1997 single work novella young adult horror 'A school project on ageing has Gemma worried about how old her parents are looking, until she discovers a recipe for eternal youth. But when her experiments start going wrong, she learns that the secret of living forever can extract a price.'
Source: Publisher's blurb
New York (City) London : Franklin Watts , 2000
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y separately published work icon The Ghost of Love Street Venero Armanno , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1997 Z206296 1997 single work novella young adult horror 'Sam is a skateboarder with a heart full of pain. He desperately misses Samantha, his beautiful girlfriend, who is no longer in this world. Or is she? On the anniversary of her murder, when Sam visits her old house in Love Street, does he really expect to find her again? Will he give her that final kiss he's dreamed about and set them both free? A ghost story for street-wise kids.'
Source: Bookseller's website
London : Franklin Watts , 2000
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y separately published work icon The Goddess Robin Klein , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1998 Z834301 1998 single work children's fiction children's horror 'Mattie and Joel are uneasy in their new step sister/​brother relationship, and when they move to a new house they suffer a terrible fate from a peculiar old rag doll which they find.'
Source: Trove
London New York (City) : Franklin Watts , 2000
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y separately published work icon The Bats Gavin Warner , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1997 Z833980 1997 single work children's fiction children's horror London New York (City) : Franklin Watts , 2000
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y separately published work icon The Millstone Michael O'Hara , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1999 Z835135 1999 single work children's fiction children's horror 'Kasha and her father's new wife Jill, who Kasha and her mother call "That Woman", are exploring underground caves when a large rock falls and is about to seal the passage where Jill had gone ahead, unless Kasha holds it back. Will she resist the urge to get rid of "That Woman" for ever - and even if she wants to, how long can she hold on?'
Source: Bookseller's website
New York (City) London : Franklin Watts , 2000
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The Hicksville Horror Nette Hilton , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1999 Z835129 1999 single work children's fiction children's horror
— Appears in: The Puppet [and] The Hicksville Horror [and] The Grandstand 2002;
'A young boy starts at yet another new school, in yet another hick town. He is soon confronted by the school arch-bully, Wedge, and his cat-eating dog, Meataxe. When Meataxe kills the boy's beloved cat, Socksie, he sets out for revenge, aided by the mysterious Madame Enilef.'
Source: Bookseller's website
London : Franklin Watts , 2000
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y separately published work icon The Doll Janine Burke , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1997 Z833986 1997 single work children's fiction children's 'Caroline's family inherited a mysterious, old-fashioned doll. Soon after it arrives, Caroline's mother becomes deathly sick. Then the doll starts popping up in some very odd places. Caroline thinks that the doll is out to get her mom. Could a little doll be evil?'
Source: Stone Arch Books website http://www.capstonepub.com/product/9781598898583 (Sighted 03/05/2012)
London : Franklin Watts , 2000
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y separately published work icon The Tunnel Matthew Condon , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1997 Z847693 1997 single work children's fiction children's horror Lulu and Jack move to the country with their parents. Bored, Jack wanders the countryside. He discovers an abandoned tunnel which is the home of strange phenomena.
'Come play, come play, the ghostly children's voices echo through the stillness of the rainforest. Though Jack has been warned not to answer, something draws him closer and closer to the band of souls.'
Source: Publisher's blurb
New York (City) : Watts , 2000
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y separately published work icon The Crescent Moon Jonathan Harlen , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1998 Z804402 1998 single work children's fiction children's horror 'A group of teenagers are on a school wilderness camp at remote, and rugged, Clausen's Cove. They notice that there is a ring of stone fireplaces which seem to surround the camp behind a high, barbed-wire-topped fence. A local farmer warns them not to wander in the bush, beyond the ring of fireplaces at night, because there are hidden mine shafts and a pack of wild dogs roaming there. Sarah, who hates school camps, meets a local boy who tells her of a long-hidden murder and arranges to meet her at midnight, at a hut in the bush, to see the murder weapon, a sickle. At this fateful assignation, under a sickle moon, she realises too late the meaning of the fireplaces and the wild dogs...'
Source: Bookseller's website
London : Franklin Watts , 2000
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y separately published work icon The Darkroom Gerard Ross , Port Melbourne : Lothian , 1999 Z834823 1999 single work children's fiction children's horror 'Annie's father was a forensic photographer. Before he died, he told Annie that his camera could look into people's souls. Since his death, Annie's world has changed in every way. Now the holidays drag, her little brother is a pest, and her mother is always busy. Annie ventures back into the darkroom, but is she ready to discover the dark secrets that await her there?'
Source: Fantastic Fiction website http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/ (Sighted 03/05/2012)
London : Franklin Watts , 2000
y separately published work icon The Rings Jenny Pausacker , Melbourne : Lothian , 1997 Z833983 1997 single work novella young adult horror 'Mary and Alice and Sarah vowed to be friends forever, but it didn't quite work out that way. And if something like that happened to your best friend, wouldn't you want revenge too? A story of real-life horror from leading young adult author Jenny Pausacker and international award-winning illustrator Gregory Rogers.'
Soure: Bookseller's website
New York (City) : Franklin Watts , 2000

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