Master of chilling suspense R. L. Stine proves that you never outgrow a good scare. If he frightened you then, he'll terrify you now. . . .

Ellie Saks is dying to escape the city. She's sick of dead-end jobs, her mother's disapproval, her loser ex-boyfriend, Clay, who won't take a hint, and the memories of a terrible incident that occurred years ago. When her best friend suggests a summer in the Hamptons, full of glitzy parties, cool cocktails, and hot dates, Ellie's on the first Jitney out. To fund all this glamour, Ellie takes a job as a nanny.

From the outside, the family's beachfront home is perfect. But then Ellie meets four-year-old Brandon, who hasn't spoken for months. The boy's icy stare and demonic laughter make clear to Ellie that he is troubled, haunted by something too horrible for words.

She begins to receive threatening messages and disturbing gifts. But it's not until she barely escapes a harrowing experience that she realizes her life may depend on figuring out who's behind it: Clay? Brandon? And why? And every once in a while, in a crowd, she sees a face she hasn't seen in seven years-the face of a boy who died long ago. It would seem that Ellie's summer of fun has turned into a summer of horror-one she'll never forget . . . if she survives it at all.

Genre: Mystery

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July 2003 : USA Library Binding

Title: Sitter
Author(s): R L Stine
ISBN: 0-613-71731-7 / 978-0-613-71731-1 (USA edition)
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Title: The Sitter
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Title: Sitter
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August 2003 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: The Sitter
Author(s): R L Stine
ISBN: 0-7366-9371-8 / 978-0-7366-9371-4 (USA edition)
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July 2003 : USA Audio CD

Title: The Sitter
Author(s): R L Stine
ISBN: 0-7366-9476-5 / 978-0-7366-9476-6 (USA edition)
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July 2003 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Sitter: A Novel
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