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Shan, Darren

Works: 923 works in 2,701 publications in 11 languages and 89,454 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Horror fiction  Horror tales  Young adult works  Comic books, strips, etc  Horror comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Paranormal fiction  Comics (Graphic works) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PR6119.H53, FIC
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Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
153 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 7,222 libraries worldwide
Algebra class, two old friends, and a creature with deadly hands test Darren's determination as he travels to Mr. Crepsley's home town to search for the murderous vampaneze
Vampire Mountain by Darren Shan( Book )
44 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 2,961 libraries worldwide
"Darren and Mr. Crepsley embark on a dangerous trek to the very heart of the vampire world. Will a meeting with the Vampire Princes restore Darren's human side, or turn him further toward the darkness? Only one thing is certain-- Darren's initiation into the vampire clan is more deadly than he ever could have imagined"--Publisher's web site
The Vampire Prince by Darren Shan( Book )
48 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,620 libraries worldwide
Betrayed by Kurda and reeling from the brutal slaying of Gavner, the vampire's assistant, Darren Shan, finds himself branded a traitor and hunted by the vampire clan
The Lake of Souls by Darren Shan( Book )
54 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,481 libraries worldwide
The lives of Darren and Harkat are at risk as they face monstrous obstacles on a desperate quest to the Lake of Souls
Killers of the dawn by Darren Shan( Book )
44 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,459 libraries worldwide
As his battles against the vampaneze continue, Darren Shan is framed as public enemy number one
Trials of death by Darren Shan( Book )
35 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and French and held by 2,251 libraries worldwide
Darren begins the Trials of Initiation to prove himself worthy of being a half-vampire, even as the clan's blood foes, the vampaneze, gather near Vampire Mountain
Lord of the shadows by Darren Shan( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 2,071 libraries worldwide
When Darren Shan returns home, he is met by old enemies and scores to be settled, and with destiny certain to destroy him, the world seems doomed to fall to the Ruler of the Night
Lord Loss by Darren Shan( Book )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,924 libraries worldwide
Presumably the only witness to the horrific and bloody murder of his entire family, a teenage boy must outwit not only the mental health professionals determined to cure his delusion, but also the demonic forces only he can see
Sons of destiny by Darren Shan( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,906 libraries worldwide
As Darren faces the final showdown with his archenemy, Steve Leopard, he seeks a way to trick destiny and avoid the requirement that one of them die and the other become Lord of the Shadows, fated to destroy the world
Bec by Darren Shan( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,739 libraries worldwide
As the demonic Fomorii ravage their land, Bec and her warrior companions leave the devastated area not only to answer a call for help but also to find information that will enable Bec to unlock the secrets of her past
Blood beast by Darren Shan( Book )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,595 libraries worldwide
When he begins experiencing alarming symptoms at the onset of the full moon, Grubbs Grady, who has so far escaped his family curse, fears that he is turning into a werewolf
Demon thief by Darren Shan( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,524 libraries worldwide
With the opening of a window into a demon world, a boy discovers his powers as a Disciple and his mission to hunt the viciously powerful Demonata to the death
Zom-B by Darren Shan( Book )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,517 libraries worldwide
"When the news starts reporting a zombie outbreak in Ireland, B's father thinks it's a hoax-but even if it isn't, the two of them joke, it's only the Irish, right? That is, until zombies actually attack the school. B is forced on a mad dash through the serpentine corridors of high school, making allegiances with anyone with enough gall to fight off their pursuers. But when they come face-to-face with the ravenous, oozing corpses, all bets are off. There are no friends. No allies. Just whatever it takes to survive."--Jacket
Wolf Island by Darren Shan( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,492 libraries worldwide
As the mysterious Shadow builds an army of demons, Grubbs Grady and his team search desperately for answers. But when they follow up on a new lead, it takes them to an old, unexpected foe-- the Lambs
Zom-B underground by Darren Shan( Book )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and held by 1,357 libraries worldwide
"Waking up in a military complex, months after zombies attacked school, B has no memory of the last few months. Life in the UK has turned tough since the outbreak, and B is woven into life -- and battle -- in the new military regime quickly. But as B learns more about the zombies held in the complex and the scientists keeping them captive, unease settles in. Why exactly was B saved? And is there anyone left in the world to trust?"--
Birth of a killer by Darren Shan( Book )
25 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,340 libraries worldwide
When his cousin is murdered at the factory where they both work as child laborers, young Larten Crepsley commits a horrific act and must live on the run until he meets a vampire named Seba Nile who offers him protection and training as a vampire's assistant
Slawter by Darren Shan( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,324 libraries worldwide
While on a horror movie set with his Uncle Dervish, Grubbs Grady realizes that his battle with the evil demon master Lord Loss may be about to resume
Demon apocalypse by Darren Shan( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,291 libraries worldwide
Grubbs Grady tries to resist his werewolf urges and evade the eight-armed grasp of the demonic Lord Loss
Cirque Du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 569 libraries worldwide
"Darren Shan's days as an ordinary schoolboy are over, and his life as the vampire's assistant has begun! With his mentor, Lartan Crepsley, Darren joins the Cirque Du Freak and slowly begins settling into his new role there, an adjustment made simpler when he makes a couple of new friends. But life as a half-vampire can never be easy or ordinary -- as Darren learns only too well when tragedy strikes!"--Page 4 of cover
Cirque du Freak : a living nightmare by Darren Shan( file )
15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
In the tradition of Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes, and Stephen King's Salem's Lot, New York Times bestseller Cirque du Freak is the first title in the popular Saga of Darren Shan series. Darren Shan and his best friend, Steve, get tickets to the Cirque du Freak, a wonderfully gothic freak show featuring weird, frightening half human / half animals who interact terrifyingly with the audience. In the midst of the excitement, true terror raises its head when Steve recognizes that one of the performers--Mr. Crepsley--is a vampire!Steve confronts the vampire after the show finishes--but his motives are surprising! In the shadows of a crumbling theater, a horrified Darren eavesdrops on his friend and the vampire, and is witness to a monstrous, disturbing plea. As if by destiny, Darren is pulled to Mr. Crepsley and what follows is his horrifying descent into the dark and bloody world of vampires. This is Darren's story
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Alternative Names

controlled identity O'Shaughnessy, Darren

controlled identity Shan, D. B.

Darren O'Shaughnessey
Darren, Shan
Darren Shan britischer Kinderbuchautor
Darren Shan ír származású, angolul alkotó író
Darren Shan irländsk författare
Darren Shan irsk skribent
Darren Shan schrijver uit Ierland
Darren Shan scrittore irlandese
O'Shaughnessey, Darren
O'Shaughnessy, Darren.
O'Shaughnessy, Darren 1972-
Shan D. 1972-
Shan, D.B.
Shan, D. B. 1972-
Shaughnessy, Darren
Даррен О’Шонесси
Шон Д. 1972-
אושונסי, דרן
שאן, דארן
שאן, דארן סופר אירי
دارن شان نویسنده ایرلندی
ดาร์เรน โอชอนิสซี
대런 섄
샌, 대런 1972-
섄, 대런 1972-
오쇼그네시, 대런 1972-
シャン, ダレン
English (578)
Chinese (21)
Japanese (8)
French (7)
Vietnamese (5)
Spanish (4)
Portuguese (2)
Czech (2)
Hebrew (1)
Indonesian (1)
Korean (1)
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