“Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.” Shakespeare envisioned a magical world where foggy valleys hid enchanting and horrific worlds inhabited by sorcerers and witches. Spine-tingling stories continue to entertain…especially at Halloween. Many Seniors enjoy kicking fright up a notch and don Halloween costumes of favorite characters. An inner child exists in every generation, but the best memories are from tales of the dark and mysterious. If you or your Senior loved one enjoy a good thriller try some of the following books. Don a favorite Halloween costume while turning the pages. Set the ambiance with a little mist from a fog-making machine; play Halloween sounds; throw in a cackle every once in a while. Seniors, you are ready!


The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

This is the story of a man who attends a celebration party at a secluded estate, where the guest of honor is murdered. Each day, he wakes up in the body of a different attendee at the party until he solves the murder! And readers thought  Groundhog Day could never have a plot twist! 

The Library of the Dead by T.L. Huchu

Edinburgh is famously haunted, here the reader finds a protagonist who’s a ghost talker. Ropa’s getting by serving as a messenger for the dead, but in a short time the ghosts have a message for her: Edinburgh’s children are being turned into husks. There is magic and mystery in these pages… try to relax.

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

No one does a suspenseful mystery like Agatha Christie. Here ten strangers arrive at a deserted mansion and subsequently begin to die off one at a time. Perchance readers will enjoy doing some sleuthing as to who will be next!


Happy Halloween from Bridge to Better Living

A story circulates about Seniors who lived a long time with an almost spooky Quality of Life. Meals were provided, transportation waited at the curb, activities were endless, and never, ever did they have to clean their apartments. It was so eerily frightening their friends began to entertain thoughts of following their lifestyles. SO… Seniors and loved ones contacted Bridge to Better Living. Here characters were found to assist and guide them in transitioning to a new lifestyle. And they lived happily ever after. Contact Bridge to Better Living today. You will be delighted you did.