Mary Downing Hahn

Mary Downing

Master of Suspense

Mary Downing Hahn, a former children's librarian, is the award-winning author of many popular ghost stories. Her work has won more than fifty child-voted state awards.  An avid reader, traveler, and all-around arts lover, Ms. Hahn lives in Columbia, Maryland. Visit her online at

The Old Willis Place

Watch Mary Downing Hahn read from her book, The Old Willis Place.

Hahn is a master at stretching the suspense….just the right mix of chilling and thrilling.

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Mary Downing Hahn

Ghost story master Mary Downing Hahn unrolls the suspenseful, spine-chilling yarn of a girl imprisoned for more than a century, the terrifying events that put her there, and a friendship that crosses the boundary between past and present.

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