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After the Woods
On the eve of the year anniversary of the Shiverton Abduction, two former best friends grapple with the consequences of that event.
Anna Dressed in Blood
Cas Lowood has inherited an unusual vocation: he kills the dead. So did his father before him, until he was gruesomely murdered by a ghost he sought to kill. Now armed with his father’s mysterious and deadly atheme, Cas travels the country with his kitchen-witch mother and their spirit-sniffing cat. Cas is sent to track down a ghost known as Anna Dressed in Blood, who has killed everyone who enters her deserted Victorian home– yet she spares Cas’s life. Cas must find out why.
Be Not Afraid
Since her mother’s suicide, high school junior Marin has been able to see others’ pain as colors and shapes, but what she sees in the head of classmate Cassie, who forced her to participate in a weird conjoining rite, is much more frightening and deadly.
Coraline Jones is bored in her new home until she finds a secret door that leads her into a world that’s just like her own–but better! But when this fantastical adventure turns dangerous and her “other” Mother tries to keep her forever, Coraline must count on her resourcefulness and bravery to get home.
A Monster Calls
Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill–an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.
Sixteen-year-old Mackie Doyle knows that he replaced a human child when he was just an infant, and when a friend’s sister disappears he goes against his family’s and town’s deliberate denial of the problem to confront the beings that dwell under the town, tampering with human lives.
Rot & Ruin
In a post-apocalyptic world where fences and border patrols guard the few people left from the zombies that have overtaken civilization, fifteen-year-old Benny Imura is finally convinced that he must follow in his older brother’s footsteps and become a bounty hunter.
Seventeen-year-old Micheline Helsing is a tetrachcromat, able to see ghosts in color and capture them on film, but when a routine hunt goes awry, Micheline’s infected with a curse known as a soulchain and if she’s unable to exorcise the entity in seven days, she’ll be destroyed, body and soul.
Through the Woods
A collection of five spine-tingling short stories.
In a future world where those between the ages of thirteen and eighteen can have their lives “unwound” and their body parts harvested for use by others, three teens go to extreme lengths to uphold their beliefs–and, perhaps, save their own lives.