Scared, Paperback
3 out of 5 (1 rating)


Three sinister and creepy tales by Anthony Horowitz, a master-storyteller and the best-selling author of the Alex Rider series.

Gary hates the countryside - why did his mum have to bring him here to stay with his gran.

It's boring and prickly and field after field, it all looks the same - especially when you're lost ...Kevin loves computer games, but this latest game (Smash Crash Slash 500 Plus) breaks all the rules, and now Kevin is part of the game ...Howard is in Heaven, strange after a life spent bullying, stealing and playing truant - so why is he so unhappy?


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Horror & ghost
  • ISBN: 9781846169687



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Despite the quality of the writing and the pacy language, these stories could not overcome their rather commonplace plots. Aged nine, and coming to these ideas for the first time, I would have been hugely impressed. As a jaded adult, however, I was disappointed.

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