Suburbia. Shady, tree-lined streets, well-tended lawns and cozy homes. A nice, quiet place to grow up. Unless you are teenage Meg or her crippled sister, Susan. On a dead-end street, in the dark, damp basement of the Chandler house, Meg and Susan are left captive to the savage whims and rages of a distant aunt who is rapidly descending into madness. It is a madness that infects all three of her sons-and finally the entire neighborhood. Only one troubled boy stands hesitantly between Meg and Susan and their cruel, torturous deaths. A boy with a very adult decision to make... ALSO INCLUDES TWO BONUS SHORT STORIES, ONE IN PRINT FOR THE FIRST TIME! INCLUDES A SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH JACK KETCHUM AND THE SCREENWRITERS OF THE CONTROVERSIAL MOTION PICTURE!--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.