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Terror in Ghost Mansion

Series: Twisted Journeys #3
Author: Storrie, Paul D.
Illustrator: Carruthers, Sandy
Release Date: September, 2007
ISBNs: 0822567768 / 9780822567769 (library binding)
0822567784 / 9780822567783 (paperback)
Length:112 pages
Number of Endings:32
Gamebook's Thoughts: I have read all but book 7 in this series and I find this the creepiest book. Every book in this series alternates between prose and comics on each page, but I find this book utilises it better than some others. It is always interesting to see how you are depicted in the comic to be gender neutral and this has you dressed up as a mummy for Halloween. You and your friends seek shelter in a mansion, but bad luck, it's haunted...

It has very good continuity, every plot is the same, unlike some others in the series, and the difficulty level is rather high. You certainly won't reach the optimal ending in just one try, even though it is just straightforward choosing without any gimmicks. I took somewhere near 10 tries to reach the best ending. There are also some details in the pictures that could help you avoid an untimely end. It does some vivid deaths as well.

That said, it does have its flaws. Even though I remarked it was the scariest book, it is actually not that scary, just that the rest of the horror ones are less scary. This is mainly because the ghosts aren't drawn that well to evoke fear. Also, some endings are a bit arbitrary, but I think that applies to every book.

Overall, I would recommend this as one of the best in the series.

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Special Thanks:Thanks to Ken G. for the cover scans.
Users Who Own This Item: Demian (fourth printing), Gamebook, gruselkatze, knginatl (PB)
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