Join the Phoenix Girls in Aurora Hollow and beyond as they learn magic, battle monsters, and fight to save their friends and family from forces beyond their world. The complete Phoenix Girls trilogy follows Penny Sinclair and her friends through discovery, adventure, terror, and triumph.
In this explosive conclusion to The Phoenix Girls Trilogy, the girls and their expanding circle of friends prepare to defend Aurora Hollow and Dogwood against enemies from another world, and Penny faces the greatest challenge of her young life; the truth about her father, her family's darkest secrets, and the mystery of the Phoenix. Trouble has come to Aurora Hollow again, and this time the whole world is in danger.
The Phoenix Girls return to Aurora Hollow to learn more powerful, more difficult magic. Their strange companion and teacher, Ronan, increasingly demands more of them, even as he tracks down dangerous magical relics to close doors on trouble before it ravages Dogwood. But closed doors never remain closed.
When 13-year-old orphan Penny Sinclair moves to the small town of Dogwood to live with her godmother, she expects her life to become very dull. She doesn't expect to find a strange talking fox roaming the countryside near her new home, a kindred spirit in her new friend Zoe, or the secret grove where they discover the long hidden magic of The Phoenix Girls. Learning to use magic isn't easy, though; Penny and Zoe get their magic wrong almost as often as they get it right. When something sinister threatens Dogwood, their often accidental magic may be the only thing that can stop it.
When a mysterious girl named Star arrives in the small town of Burroughs, Oregon, the other children begin to behave strangely. Judi Key is uneasy with Star’s hold over her brother Joey and is determined to uncover the power Star holds over him. What she discovers is a horror beyond her imagination. Will Judi be able to stop Star and her Children of Filth from resurrecting Star’s dark father?
When the shattered remnants of a planet-killing meteor called "The Fist of God" hits earth, death and destruction threaten to end human civilization, but The Fist of God is only the beginning of Earth’s tribulation. A terrible pale rider leads the dead against survivors in the small town of Orofino, Idaho, killing and converting them. One teenage girl is the key to humanity’s survival, but first she must survive the pale rider and his army of the dead.
Where does your rage come from? Karl knows; he stares at it every night from his back patio. The heart of the monster. It calls to him, and for 15 years, Karl has resisted its pull. But to confront the monster he is becoming, he must go back and confront the ghosts of his past and those he left behind.
Meet Butch Quick, a reluctant tough guy with a bad attitude and a talent for trouble. If the job is too dirty or dangerous for anyone else, then Butch is your man. When Butch repossesses a vintage 1968 Mustang from a neighborhood troublemaker, he uncovers a dark secret that tangles him up with a local drug kingpin and his army of moronic goons, a foul-mouthed macaw, and a dangerous woman named Honey.
In 2008, the cult novelette 12:00 a.m. Live introduced readers to the sick world of Andy Crow and Charles Green. Joe Carter is a shady security guard with a shameful past. When, in boredom, he tunes into a mysterious shock radio show, he finds himself caught up in a horrifying game. In 2009, The Avian presented the tragic story of Jove. They Call Us Monsters, a brand new novella and the final book of this amazing fantasy-horror trilogy, brings these characters together - and all hell breaks loose. This collection includes all three books!
Jess decides to investigate a killing in a small college town. Could it be a werewolf? When she arrives, Jess finds out there have been a string of mysterious deaths since the 1950s. As she digs further and further into the town's history, she makes several new friends, one of whom may be the killer. Who is the mysterious man who seems to be stalking Jess?
Dworshak isn't a lake in the classical sense of the word, but a reservoir; a portion of the once narrow northern fork of the Clearwater River, dammed up to generate power and prevent the yearly spring floods that once plagued the town of Orofino. If half the rumors about Dworshak were true, it would surely be haunted. Stories about a small trade town, its buildings deserted but still intact, buried under hundreds of feet of dark water.
Jess is on her stolen motorcycle, fleeing from werewolves and the FBI. She needs to get herself established and off the grid before someone catches up with her. Exhausted, she stops at Tony Samson's Bed and Breakfast for a rest. It's a nice place, and Tony seems like a nice guy, but when a turbo-charged ghost starts wrecking the place and terrifying the guests, it's up to Jess to stop the ghost before someone gets killed.
Jess Jensen lives a boring life, and her greatest fear is becoming a spinster librarian cat lady in her old age. Hoping to avoid that fate, she goes to the Ohio State Fair, where she meets Jack, a regular at the library who had been noticing her for months. They have an impromptu date, where one thing leads to another, and BAM! Werewolf attack! But werewolves aren't real, are they?
When novelist Jim Eldridge receives an invitation to a writer's retreat on Washington State's Mount Misery, it seems like the perfect escape from the last days of his dead marriage. Jim accepts the invitation to the Hacks Club and joins the other guests including the legendary H. Casper and best-seller Heather Woods for a week of fun and relaxation. Someone in those woods is not happy to see them. The body count rises, and the survivors band together to fight the relentless killer.
Everyone had given up on the lost children. The parents have destroyed and - as well as possible, rebuilt their lives. Then the phone rings, and a father hears his daughter's voice. Everything changes. What happens when four fathers venture onto the reclusive Johnny 'Junk' Curtis's property in search of their missing children is far worse than their imaginations could have conceived. In a castle of booby traps and junk, they uncover secrets better left alone - and meet the truth behind the legend of 'Johnny Junk.'
Life in Clearwater was quiet, even a little dull for Grim, but it was better than the time he'd spent on the streets of Seattle. Then the strange girl arrived, abandoned at a roadside diner. Drugged, sick, with no memory of her past. Grim had a bad feeling about her from the beginning but he didn't say anything when his foster mother, Clara, took her in. If anyone needed a home, it was this strange, sad girl - Clara's new Angel...
A simple fugitive recovery assignment turns into another misadventure when Butch Quick meets Sharon Fitch, a Paradise Valley street dealer turned police informant. The scum of Paradise Valley is about to find out just how ugly Butch can get.
Shannon Pitcher was trying to forget the brutal murder of her ex-husband and the loss of her only daughter, when fate brought her to a lost, scared little girl named Charity at the gate of an abandoned and haunted place called Feral Park. Now she must save Charity from the same Bogey Man who killed her own daughter, and from the wild children of Feral Park. Gordon Chambers has searched for six years for his daughter. Even when his estranged wife is found slaughtered and his daughter, Charity, disappears, hope remains in the form of strange dreams....
Big trouble comes to Butch Quick in the form of Go-Go Gidget, the Dancing Midget. When an interstate stalker tracks Gidget down to the nightclub where Butch works, it is up to Butch to make sure she doesn't end up a statistic.