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Bebe Faas Rice, an Edgar nominee and author of twenty published adult and juvenile novels, is a Marine Corps wife who has had more than her fair share of military moves, living in 25 different homes both in this country and overseas. She has also traveled a great deal in Europe and the far East as well as in Australia, Canada, and Israel.

Over the years, as she and her family moved from one military post to the other, she did newspaper work and taught school. She has also taught a number of adult classes in writing, and gives lectures, presentations and seminars in the field of adult continuing education.

Bebe Rice lives with her husband in Potomac Falls, Virginia. They have one son, John.


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THE PLACE AT THE EDGE OF THE EARTH
Juvenile
Clarion Books, $15.00 ISBN:0-618-15978-9

Soon after Jenny Muldoon moves into a set of army quarters at historic old Fort Sayers, she becomes aware that something- a shadowy, unhappy presence- haunts her bedroom. The she discovers that in the 1800's, Fort Sayers had been the site of ono of the infamous Indian schools of that time, when Indian children were taken from their families and tribes and put into brutally regimented boarding schools where their religion and their very identity would be taken from them in an effort to "civilize" them.

To her horror, she learns that her room had once been the school infrmary, where many of the students had died of homesickness and the White Man's diseases. She also discovers that the brooding spirit-presence belongs to Jonah Flying Cloud, a young Lakota Sioux, who cannot find eternal rest because of a mystery that surrounds his last days.


THE YEAR THE WOLVES CAME
Ages 8-12
Dutton Children's Books $14.99 ISBN: 0-525-45209-5
(Prairie Pasque award nominee)

The setting is the desolate Canadian prairie of the early 1900's. Therese's family seems ideal: a strong, kind father, a beautiful, loving mother and a small brother. But then the winter blizzards begin and the wolves come down from the north. Why does Mama begin to pace the floors at night? And why can't the hunters find the white wolf that leads the pack? A story of lycanthropy.


CLASS TRIP
(Edgar Award Nominee)
Young Adult
HarperPaperbacks $3.50 ISBN: 0-06-106731-8

Angie used to be a nobody at Oakbridge High. Then she shed a few pounds, her glasses and her "loser" image. Now she's become part of the hottest clique at school. When Spring Break rolls around, she can't wait to go on a canoe trip with her new friends to isolated Shadow Island. And then, one by one, her friends begin to meet with mysterious deaths.


MUSIC FROM THE DEAD
Young Adult
HarperPaperbacks, $3.99 ISBN:0-06-106457-2

When Marnie's father rented Stoneycraig, an old house on the rocky coast of Maine, he didn't know it would be haunted by the eerie sobbing of a dead woman. What is the mystery that surrounds her death? And will it cost Marnie and Peter their lives?

THE DOOMSDAY MALL SERIES (Six Books)
Ages 8-12
Bantam Doubleday Dell

There was always something evil about the hill. Maybe that's why the first colonists, who settled nearby, built their gallows and buried the executed criminals there in deep, unmarked graves. And now a mall has been built on Hangman's Hill, and strange things are happening. Strange, deadly things involving the supernatural.

#1 THE DOLLHOUSE

#2 THE HUNT

#3 THE BEAST

#4 THE WITCH

#5 THE VAMPIRE

#6 THE JUNGLE


THE LISTENERS
Young Adult
HarperPaperbacks $3.99 ISBN: 0-06-106296-0

The new house the Collins family has moved into was the scene, ten years ago, of a mass murder, and the murderer was never apprehended. There's a place on the upstairs landing that always feels cold to Kathy, and where she has the strange feeling that someone is waiting. Listening. And then the killer returns . . .


CLASS TRIP II
Young Adult
HarperPaperbacks $3.50 ISBN: 0-06-106195-6

Three teens, lost in a remote mountanous area, come upon a charming, Brigadoon-type village, a place where the inhabitants seem to be from another era. The teens soon begin to realize that they will not be allowed to leave, and that the villagers have murderous designs on them.


LOVE YOU TO DEATH
Young Adult
HarperPaperbacks, $3.50 ISBN: 0-06-106184-0

Julie is discontented with her shallow high school friends. Then Quinn comes to town. He's sexy and mysterious, and he's in love with Julie. But Quinn wants Julie to himself, all to himself, and Julie begins to wonder if there isn't something strange . . . twisted . . . about Quinn.


MY SISTER, MY SORROW
Young Adult
HarperPaperbacks

Beth wants to be as perfect and interesting as her beautiful sister, Janna. And then, on her fourteenth birthday, she gets her wish in a terrible way: she is diagnosed as having Leukemia, cancer of the blood. Beth has to learn to deal with the fact that she is a victim of a life threatening disease, and that perfection isn't nearly as important as love.


THE GIRLS FROM MISS MINSHAM'S SERIES (THREE BOOKS)
Young Adult
Keepsake

Portia Johnson finds herself a boader at Miss Minsham's Academy, with three off-the-wall roommates and a few ghosts, here and there.

#1 Boy Crazy
#2 Spring Break
#3 Winter Madness


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An Interview with Bebe Faas Rice
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