Dark and Dangerous

The Black Book of Secrets
The Black Book of Secrets By Higgins, F. E. (Book - 2007 ) All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:When Ludlow Fitch runs away from his thieving parents in the City, he meets up with the mysterious Joe Zabbidou, who calls himself a secret pawnbroker, and who takes Ludlow as an apprentice to record the confessions of the townspeople of Pagus Parvus, where resentments are many and trust is scarce.

Darkside By Becker, Tom (Book - 2008 ) YA BEC Available in some locations

Annotation:Jonathan Starling's father is in an asylum and his home has been attacked when, while running away from kidnappers, he stumbles upon Darkside, a terrifying and hidden part of London ruled by the descendants of Jack the Ripper, where Jonathan is in mortal danger if he cannot find the way out.

Revealers By Marrone, Amanda (Paperback - 2008 ) YA MAR Available in some locations

Annotation:By night, four teen witches hunt and destroy such monsters as vampires, werewolves, and ghosts. By day they must deal with high school cliques, crushes, and the inner secrets of their coven.

Pretty Monsters
Pretty Monsters Stories By Link, Kelly (Book - 2008 ) YA LIN Available in some locations

Annotation:Weirdly wonderful and a touch macabre, the nine short stories take readers into worlds with elements of reality but also supply a fantastic twist.

The Parliament of Blood
The Parliament of Blood By Richards, Justin (Book - 2008 ) YA RIC Available in some locations

Annotation:In Victorian London, after discovering that vampires really do exist and plot to end the human race, friends George, Liz, and Eddie join Sir William Protheroe in an increasingly desperate effort to find ways to stop them from overthrowing Parliament and, eventually, taking over the world.

Killer Pizza
Killer Pizza A Novel By Taylor, Greg, 1951- (Book - 2009 ) YA TAY Available in some locations

Annotation:While working as summer employees in a local pizza parlor, three teenagers are recruited by an underground organization of monster hunters.

Another Faust
Another Faust By Nayeri, Daniel (Book - 2009 ) YA NAY Available in some locations

Annotation:"On a single night, five children suddenly vanish from their homes in Paris, Glasgow, Rome, and London. Years later, five enigmatic teenagers make an impressive entrance at an exclusive New York holiday party with their strange but beautiful governess, Madam Vileroy. Rumor and intrigue follow the Faust children to the elite Manhattan Marlowe School, where their very presence brings unexplainable misfortune..."--dust cover flap.

Frenzy By Liparulo, Robert (Paperback - 2010 ) YA LIP Available in some locations

Annotation:When Xander travels through the portals in the King's strange house to visit Uncle Jesse as a boy, he learns that David has died and determines to do whatever it takes, and visit as many worlds as necessary, to change the future.

The Devouring
The Devouring By Holt, Simon (Book - 2008 ) YA HOL Available in some locations

Annotation:The existence of Vours, supernatural creatures who feast on fear and attack on the eve of the winter solstice, becomes a terrifying reality for fifteen-year-old Reggie when she begins to suspect that her timid younger brother might be one of their victims.

Fear 13 Stories of Suspense and Horror (Book - 2010 ) YA FEA Available in some locations

Annotation:A collection of thirteen scary stories by bestselling and award-winning authors.

Evermore By Noël, Alyson (Paperback - 2009 ) YA NOE Available in some locations

Annotation:Since the car accident that claimed the lives of her family, sixteen-year-old Ever can see auras and hear people's thoughts, and she goes out of her way to hide from other people until she meets Damen, another psychic teenager who is hiding even more mysteries.

My So-called Death
My So-called Death By Jay, Stacey (Paperback - 2010 ) YA JAY Available in some locations

Annotation:After dying in a cheerleading accident, high school freshman Karen turns into a zombie and enrolls at a boarding school for the undead where she uncovers a murder mystery.

The Dark Divine
The Dark Divine By Despain, Bree, 1979- (Book - 2010 ) YA DES Available in some locations

Annotation:Grace Divine, almost seventeen, learns a dark secret when her childhood friend--practically a brother--returns, upsetting her pastor-father and the rest of her family, around the time strange things are happening in and near their small Minnesota town.

The Body Finder
The Body Finder By Derting, Kimberly (Book - 2010 ) YA DER Available in some locations

Annotation:High school junior Violet uses her uncanny ability to sense murderers and their victims to try to stop a serial killer who's terrorizing her town, and although her best friend and would-be boyfriend Jay promises to keep her safe, she becomes a target.

Dark Secrets
Dark Secrets 2 By Chandler, Elizabeth, 1954- (Paperback - 2010 ) YA CHA 2 Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents two novels in Elizabeth Chandler's Dark Secrets series, "No Time to Die, " in which Jenny is stalked by the same serial killer who murdered her sister, Liza--who tries to warm Jenny from the grave; and "The Deep End of Fear, " in which Kate tutors a boy living in the estate she used to call home and discovers he is in contact with Ashley, Kate's childhood best friend who drowned in an icy pond.

Malice By Wooding, Chris, 1977- (Book - 2009 )

Annotation:Everyone's heard the rumors. Call on Tall Jake and he'll take you to Malice, a world that exists inside a horrifying comic book. A place most kids never leave. Seth and Kady think it's all a silly myth. But then their friend disappears.

Sideshow Ten Original Tales of Freaks, Illusionists, and Other Matters Odd and Magical (Book - 2009 )

Annotation:Ten original tales by modern-day masters of the bizarre. Meet mediums and mummies, spinsters and bearded ladies, circus freaks and monsters of every sort!

Bad Girls Don't Die
Bad Girls Don't Die By Alender, Katie (Book - 2009 ) YA ALE All copies in use Availability details

Annotation:When fifteen-year-old Lexi's younger sister Kasey begins behaving strangely and their old Victorian house seems to take on a life of its own, Lexi investigates and discovers some frightening facts about previous occupants of the house, leading her to believe that many lives are in danger.

Thirteen Days to Midnight
Thirteen Days to Midnight By Carman, Patrick (Book - 2010 ) YA CAR Available in some locations

Annotation:In the aftermath of the accident that killed his foster father, high school student Jacob Fielding discovers that he has acquired the power of indestructibility, and the more he learns about it the more he realizes that it is a heavy burden, if not a curse.

The Forest of Hands and Teeth
The Forest of Hands and Teeth By Ryan, Carrie (Book - 2009 ) YA RYA Available in some locations

Annotation:Through twists and turns of fate, orphaned Mary seeks knowledge of life, love, and especially what lies beyond her walled village and the surrounding forest, where dwell the unconsecrated, aggressive flesh-eating people who were once dead.

The Summoning
The Summoning By Armstrong, Kelley (Book - 2008 ) YA ARM Available in some locations

Annotation:After fifteen-year-old Chloe starts seeing ghosts and is sent to Lyle House, a mysterious group home for mentally disturbed teenagers, she soon discovers that neither Lyle House nor its inhabitants are exactly what they seem, and that she and her new friends are in danger.

Surrender By Hartnett, Sonya (Book - 2006 ) YA HAR Available in some locations

Annotation:As he is dying, a twenty-year-old man known as Gabriel recounts his troubled childhood and his strange relationship with a dangerous counterpart named Finnigan.

Rot & Ruin
Rot & Ruin By Maberry, Jonathan (Book - 2010 ) YA MAB Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

The Marbury Lens
The Marbury Lens By Smith, Andrew, 1959- (Book - 2010 ) YA SMI Available in some locations

Annotation:After being kidnapped and barely escaping, sixteen-year-old Jack goes to London with his best friend Connor, where someone gives him a pair of glasses that send him to an alternate universe where war is raging, he is responsible for the survival of two younger boys, and Connor is trying to kill them all.

The Monstrumologist
The Monstrumologist Wiliam James Henry By Yancey, Richard (Paperback - 2010 ) YA YAN Available in some locations

Annotation:In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a New Escientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi.

The Enemy
The Enemy By Higson, Charles, 1958- (Book - 2010 ) YA HIG Available in some locations

Annotation:After a disease turns everyone over sixteen into brainless, decomposing, flesh-eating creatures, a group of teenagers leave their shelter and set out of a harrowing journey across London to the safe haven of Buckingham Palace.

Prophecy of the Sisters
Prophecy of the Sisters By Zink, Michelle (Book - 2009 ) YA ZIN Available in some locations

Annotation:After the sudden and strange death of their father,Lia and her twin sister Alice find themselves pitted against each other as part of an ancient prophecy.

Lips Touch
Lips Touch Three Times By Taylor, Laini (Book - 2009 ) YA TAY Available in some locations

Annotation:Three sensuous, supernatural stories about girls, goblins, demons, and soulless shape-shifters are inspired by English, Indian, and Zoroastrian mythologies.

Spellbinder By Stringer, Helen (Book - 2009 ) J STR Available in some locations

Annotation:Belladonna Johnson has a strange gift: she sees ghosts—everywhere. Suddenly the ghosts disappear and Belladonna can no longer see a single one, but she knows that something is terribly wrong . . . and she must act now.

The Prince of Mist
The Prince of Mist By Ruiz Zafón, Carlos, 1964- (Paperback - 2010 ) YA RUI Available in some locations

Annotation:Max’s family moves out of the city to a house on the ocean to escape World War II, but the house and the grounds have secrets, and Max and his sisters, Alicia and Irina, begin to experience odd events. Max meets Roland, the son of the lighthouse keeper who shows Max and Alicia the wreck of the Orpheus. As the skies darken and the ship resurfaces, will the three teens escape with their lives?

Revolution By Donnelly, Jennifer (Paperback - 2011 ) YA DON Available in some locations

Annotation:Grief-stricken Lena withdraws, drops out of school, becomes reclusive. Ethan discovers Lena hanging out with Incubus John Breed and he fears he has lost her. Lena and John head for the Great Barrier. When Sarafine calls a Claiming Moon out of time, Ethan, Link, and Liv follow Lena and John, determined to save Lena from becoming a Dark Caster.

Clockwork Angel
Clockwork Angel By Clare, Cassandra (Book - 2010 ) YA CLA Available in some locations

Annotation:Tessa travels to Victorian England where she is met by the Dark Sisters. They keep Tessa captive and teach her to use her talent to change into anyone else, dead or alive. Tessa is rescued and thrust into a fight between the Shadowhunters and the Downworlders.

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