A 12 book series (with a short, additional 13th book that takes place after book 6) about B Smith, a teenager who must struggle to find a place in a world of racism, zombies and darkness.
Books For Older Readers
Although Darren has published books for adults under the name of Darren Shan in the past, he has now started publishing his adult books under a different name. As with Darren’s other books for adults, these are not recommended for younger readers. If you wish to learn more, and be redirected towards Darren’s separate site for the adult books, please click here: http://www.darrenshan.com/verify/
Hagurosan is a short book intended for reluctant readers and children with dyslexia.
Lady of the Shades
A one-off book for adults. Ed, an American author on the hunt for a story for his next book, arrives in London and finds himself in the middle of a situation far more twisted than any he has ever written about. Can YOU solve the mystery of the Lady of the Shades?!?
Lady Of The Shades
The Saga of Larten Crepsley
A 4 book series about Mr Crepsley's life before he met Darren Shan at the Cirque Du Freak. 200 years in the life of a tormented, valiant vampire. The final book, Brothers to the Death, debuts in the UK and USA simultaneously on 26th April 2012.
Birth Of A Killer
Ocean Of Blood
Palace Of The Damned
Brothers to the Death
The Thin Executioner
Jebel Rum is a thin, scrawny boy. His father is a famed executioner. When Jebel is humiliated in public, he sets off on a quest to gain great strength and invincibility. If successful, he will be able to compete in a gruelling contest to prove himself and replace his father as the wielder of the axe. Failure, on the other hands, means certain death...
The Thin Executioner
The City Trilogy
The City trilogy is a noirish, gritty urban fantasy for adults and older teenagers. Set in a city of merciless gangsters, mysterious Incan priests, and shadowy figures who belong body and soul to the world of the night. This is a dark, brutal series about power, corruption and the price of one's soul.
Procession of the Dead
City of the Snakes
"The Demonata" is a ten-book series which takes readers into new realms and universes, all of them populated or threatened by demons. Fast-paced and bloody, horrific and fantastic, frightening and exciting. You might never look at the world in the same way again...
Koyasan was a book which I wrote for World Book Day in the UK and Ireland in March 2006. It has since been published in some other countries too.
The Saga of Darren Shan
Darren Shan's an ordinary schoolboy, until he and his best friend Steve get tickets to the Cirque Du Freak. When they encounter a vampire among the performers, their lives are changed forever, and Darren is reborn as a child of the night...