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Wonka Presents! - A Spooky Tale!

Published by Madeleine Masterson at Smashwords

Copyright 2016 Madeleine Masterson

The minute Wonka announced he would tell a ‘spooky tale’ for Halloween or perhaps the New Year, I hid my face in a cushion.

‘But you know I am hopeless when it comes to spook….’ I moaned to him. It was true. I had read all the great horror stories (The Turn of the Screw by Henry James, Don’t Look Now by Daphne du Maurier for starters ) watched all the creepy films – but, paid the price.

Despite writing a Halloween story and one for the New Year, both bringing in a touch of the supernatural I could not shake off an over vivid imagination; the moments between marking the page of my current night time read, putting the lamp out and wishing Wonka a pleasant night’s sleep could all be overturned. I may as well have said (to the no one there) ‘Come on then! Here I am, waiting!’

Of course Wonka said I was being dramatic, and what about him crouched under the bed listening to every creak and shudder, all the natural noises of a house closing down for the night, except when you are laying there frozen, caught in the spiral