Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner have selected the best of a rare crop of supernatural and urban fantasy stories from some of the greatest writers in the school, including a brand new Sookie Stackhouse story.
What could be scarier than the first day of school? Take a crash course in the paranormal from editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner in An Apple for the Creature, featuring thirteen all-new tales out of school! Your schooldays are supposed to be the happiest days of your life - until you start thinking of your worst school nightmares: not knowing which is your classroom door, taking that maths test you never studied for, finding yourself naked in Assembly! But those fears will pale in comparison to these thirteen original stories that take academic anxiety to whole new realms. In #1 Sunday Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris' story, 'Playing Possum', Sookie Stackhouse thinks she has enough birthday cupcakes for her nephew's entire kindergarten class - but she forgot to cater for the deranged gunman who shows up unexpectedly. Julie learns an all-new definition of 'exceptional' when her guardian Kate Daniels sends her undercover in a school for gifted children in 'Magic Tests' by New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews. Like fangs with your forensics? Check out bestselling author Nancy Holder's 'VSI', in which FBI agent Claire is tested as never before in a school for Vampire Scene Investigation. And in New York Times bestselling author Thomas Sniegoski's 'The Bad Hour' Remy Chandler and his dog Marlowe find evil unleashed - in an obedience school. You'll need more than an apple to stave off the creatures in these thirteen original spooky scholastic stories!
13 all-new original tales out of school by Ilona Andrews, Amber Benson, Rhys Bowen, Mike Carey, Charlaine Harris, Donald Harstad, Steve Hockensmith, Nancy Holder, Faith Hunter, Toni L.P. Kelner, Marjorie Liu, Jonathan Maberry, Thomas Sniegoski.