12 HOURS OF HALLOWEEN: A NOVEL: On Halloween 1980, three young friends go out for "one last Halloween" in a suburb that becomes a surreal landscape of terror.
I paused before answering. What Bobby was saying was essentially my interpretation of the situation, his obvious skepticism notwithstanding.
For some reason, the unusual happenings of the recent days had made my friends not only jittery, but touchy as well. This would cloud their judgment, I knew. And the divisions between the three of us might widen.
I was already scared, and I had reason to believe that the “curse” as Bobby called it, might be seriously dangerous as well as unnerving. So far, it had all been little more than a display of strange sights and sounds. But given the horrific nature of those sights and sounds, that was bound to change...