Young Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son, starts work as an apprentice for the village spook, whose job is to protect ordinary folk from "ghouls, boggarts, and all manner of wicked beasties." First in the Last Apprentice series.
The existence of Vours, supernatural creatures who feast on fear and attack on the eve of the winter solstice, becomes a terrifying reality for 15-year-old Reggie when she begins to suspect that her timid younger brother might be one of their victims.
When 15-year-old Xander and his family move into an old, abandoned house, they discover that not only are some of the rooms portals into other places, but that malevolent forces are at work. First in the Dreamhouse Kings series.
In a post-apocalyptic world where fences and border patrols guard the few people left from the zombies that have overtaken civilization, 15-year-old Benny Imura is finally convinced that he must follow in his older brother's footsteps and become a bounty hunter.
Famous horror story writer R. U. Tremblin holds a short story writing contest, offering the five finalists the chance to spend what turns out to be a terrifying--and deadly--night with him in a haunted house.
When soon-to-be stepbrothers, Joel and Tim, start having the same nightmare after moving into a old house, they decide to investigate its source and the many other strange occurrences in their new home.
In the dangerous dark of winter in an Eastern European village during the early seventeenth century, Peter learns from a gypsy girl that the Shadow Queen is behind the recent murders and reanimations, and his father's secret past may hold the key to stopping her.
After coming home from summer camp, twins Destiny and Livvy Weller begin to have an unnatural thirst for blood. Destiny wants these horrific urges to stop, but Livvy loves her new feeling of power. The twins’ story continues in The Taste of Night (2004).
In 1888, 12-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi. First in the Monstrumologist series.