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The sequel to The Spirit House is Dangerous Wishes (1995; see separate entry). The events in Dangerous Wishes take place four years after the end of The Spirit House. Julie had a horrible time in Thailand and fled for home as quickly as she could; she does not join her family when they journey to Thailand four years later. Dominic, now fifteen years old, is the main character of Dangerous Wishes: It falls to him to solve the mystery of the disappearance of Bia, find the jade Buddha, and give it to the spirit of the Erewan (also spelled "Erawan" in the novel) Shrine. His adventures with Lek, a Thai boy, are harrowing indeed, featuring Sleator's vivid descriptions of frightening spirits and deadly dangers, and the novel features an intense chase sequence. Dangerous Wishes surpasses The Spirit House in characterization, development of intercultural themes, and narrative structure...

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