“"To most people it's just a large house, old and a bit run-down.
To the Kellar family it's a new start, a chance to wipe out the painful past and begin again.
But soon it will become a living nightmare.
The terrors begin before the Kellars have even finished unpacking. They hear things, see things, shadowy glimpses into the impossible, things that are there -- and then gone.
Who are the mysterious children playing on the rusty, vine-covered swing set in the backyard ? Who is the figure sitting in the dark corner of the bedroom at night ?
Who or what waits in the basement ? They are the dead and they cannot rest. Horror stalks the halls of the Kellar house. And the secrets of the past are reaching from beyond the grave to destroy the living."
An all around successful horror classic, an old story revided. The plot's for a lot of horror readers nothing new but Mr. Garton set a new course that will fascinate every reader.”