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The Sophomore: Hartfeld Horror Story is a Halloween-themed special book. The story takes place in The Sophomore, Book 1.


You get wrapped up in a spooky story the night before Halloween… something wicked this way comes: A special two-part Halloween story!


Chapter 1: Stranger Than Fanfiction

You get wrapped up in a strange story the night before Halloween... Does something wicked this way come?

Chapter 2: I Know What You Did Last Quarter...

You and your friends throw a Halloween party. But things get sinister as you read further in Twombly's book...



  • The first chapter of Hartfeld Horror Story was released on October 18, 2017, alongside It Lives in the Woods.[1]


  • This book was released simultaneously with It Lives In The Woods.[2]
  • The title of this book was inspired by the American anthology horror series, American Horror Story.
  • The first chapter's title is inspired by the fantasy / drama film, Stranger Than Fiction, while the second one is inspired by the horror film, I Know What You Did Last Summer.
  • Much to the confusion of the fans first playing the book, the characters of The Sophomore, excluding your character, have been renamed and dressed for the setting of Twombly's book.
    • Chris is renamed as Chad and dressed as a firefighter.
    • Kaitlyn is renamed as Caitlin and dressed as a vampire.
    • James is renamed as Jim and dressed as James Bond.
    • Zig is renamed as Zag and states he is dressed as James Dean (only if you choose to ask him about his costume).
      • Upon hearing this, Your Character will reference one of James Dean's most famous films, A Rebel Without A Cause from 1955.
    • Abbie is renamed as Allie and dressed as Kenna Rys.
    • Zack is renamed as Jack and dressed as a pirate; his outfit is a reference to Jack Sparrow from Pirates of the Caribbean.
    • Tyler is renamed as Skylar and dressed as Dominic Hunter.
    • Becca is renamed as Rebekah and dressed as a cat, a reference to Cat Woman.
  • Tyler mentions that The Crown & The Flame series is on its last season, a reference to the series that ended a few months before this book's release.
  • In Chapter 2, Becca is revealed to be the main antagonist of the book, either as the serial killer, the werewolf, or the swamp monster (depending on your choices). This is due to how mean Becca was towards Mrs. Twombly.
  • In Chapter 2, your character has the choice of dressing as "Daenerys Targaryen" from Game of Thrones, "Wonder Woman", or as a pumpkin.
  • On the new interface, it is also known as Hartfelt Horror Story on the cover, and Sophomore Halloween Special on the descriptions UI.

Click here for the walkthrough of this book: The Sophomore: Hartfeld Horror Story Choices.


The Freshman The Freshman, Book 1 · The Freshman, Book 2 · The Freshman, Book 3 · The Freshman, Book 4 · The Freshman: Love Bites · The Freshman: Game of Love · The Freshman: Snowed In · Chris: Luxury Getaway · James: Masquerade Ball · Kaitlyn: The Perfect Date
The Crown & The Flame The Crown & The Flame, Book 1 · The Crown & The Flame, Book 2 · The Crown & The Flame, Book 3
Most Wanted Most Wanted, Book 1 · Most Wanted, Book 2
Rules of Engagement Rules of Engagement, Book 1 · Rules of Engagement, Book 2 · Rules of Engagement, Book 3 · Rules of Engagement: Newlyweds
Endless Summer Endless Summer, Book 1 · Endless Summer, Book 2 · Endless Summer, Book 3
#LoveHacks #LoveHacks, Book 1 · #LoveHacks, Book 2
The Haunting of Braidwood Manor The Haunting of Braidwood Manor
The Royal Romance The Royal Romance, Book 1 · The Royal Romance, Book 2 · The Royal Romance, Book 3 · The Royal Holiday
The Sophomore The Sophomore, Book 1 · The Sophomore, Book 2 · The Sophomore: Hartfeld Horror Story
Hero Hero, Vol. 1 · Hero, Vol. 2
High School Story High School Story, Book 1 · High School Story, Book 2 · High School Story, Book 3 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 1 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 2 · High School Story: Class Act, Book 3
It Lives It Lives In The Woods . It Lives Beneath
Home for the Holidays Home for the Holidays
Red Carpet Diaries Red Carpet Diaries, Book 1 · Red Carpet Diaries, Book 2 . Red Carpet Diaries, Book 3
Perfect Match Perfect Match, Book 1 · Perfect Match, Book 2
Bloodbound Bloodbound, Book 1 · Bloodbound, Book 2 · Bloodbound, Book 3 · Bloodbound: Dark Solstice
The Junior The Junior, Book 1
Veil of Secrets Veil of Secrets
America's Most Eligible America's Most Eligible: Season 10 · America's Most Eligible: All Stars · America's Most Eligible: Wedding Edition
Desire & Decorum Desire & Decorum, Book 1 · Desire & Decorum, Book 2 · Desire & Decorum, Book 3 · Desire & Decorum: First Winter
Across the Void Across the Void
The Senior The Senior
Big Sky Country Big Sky Country, Book 1 · Big Sky Country, Book 2
The Elementalists The Elementalists, Book 1 · The Elementalists, Book 2 · The Elementalists: Winters Past
A Courtesan of Rome A Courtesan of Rome
The Heist: Monaco The Heist: Monaco
Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance, Book 1 · Ride or Die: A Bad Boy Romance, Book 2
Open Heart Open Heart, Book 1 · Open Heart: Second Year · Open Heart: Third Year
Passport to Romance Passport to Romance
Wishful Thinking Wishful Thinking
Nightbound Nightbound
Platinum Platinum
Sunkissed Sunkissed
The Royal Heir The Royal Heir, Book 1 · The Royal Heir, Book 2 · The Royal Heir, Book 3 · The Royal Finale
Bachelorette Party Bachelorette Party
Mother of the Year Mother of the Year
Save the Date Save the Date
The Royal Masquerade The Royal Masquerade
Baby Bump Baby Bump, Book 1 · Baby Bump, Book 2
Blades of Light and Shadow Blades of Light and Shadow, Book 1 · Blades of Light and Shadow, Book 2
Witness: A Bodyguard Romance Witness: A Bodyguard Romance
Distant Shores Distant Shores
The Nanny Affair The Nanny Affair, Book 1 · The Nanny Affair, Book 2
Queen B Queen B, Book 1 · Queen B, Book 2
My Two First Loves My Two First Loves
Rising Tides Rising Tides
Hot Couture Hot Couture
Foreign Affairs Foreign Affairs
With Every Heartbeat With Every Heartbeat
Laws of Attraction Laws of Attraction, Book 1 · Laws of Attraction, Book 2
A Very Scandalous Proposal A Very Scandalous Proposal
The Unexpected Heiress The Unexpected Heiress
Wolf Bride Wolf Bride
Shipwrecked Shipwrecked