Ghosts are everywhere. Shep Mooney knows this is true. That's because he has a ghost of his own. She lives in his basement and always shows up to scare him when he goes down there. But Shep is about to have bigger problems. When the world's most evil ventriloquist dummy shows up, the real fun starts—well, fun for Slappy. Home isn't safe and now school isn't, either! Will Shep be able to survive the most powerful version of Slappy yet?