John Bellairs (1938-1991) was the critically acclaimed, best-selling author of many Gothic novels for middle-graders, including the novels starring Johnny Dixon and Lewis Barnavelt.
Is there no end to the suspense John Bellairs can create? (School Library Journal, starred review)
There s suspense and action aplenty. . . . Perfect for the pre-Stephen King set. (Booklist) Brace yourself for a wild ride. (Kirkus Reviews)