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Castro, Adam-Troy

Overview
Works: 44 works in 96 publications in 1 language and 3,827 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Paranormal fiction  Horror fiction  Humor  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Stories, plots, etc  Fictional autobiographies  Horror tales 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3553.A8152, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Adam-Troy Castro
Gustav Gloom and the Nightmare Vault by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

19 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Fernie and Gustav battle the Shadow Eater, who seeks The Nightmare Vault for his master, the evil Lord Obsidian, Fernie learns about Gustav's mysterious past and just what happened to his missing parents
Gustav Gloom and the People Taker by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fernie What, an adventurous young horror fan, moves into the house across the street from the dark mansion of a mysterious boy whose residence is haunted by evil shadows
Spider-Man : secret of the Sinister Six by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gentleman has been the secret mastermind of wars and acts of crime around the world, including the murder of Peter Parker's parents. Years ago, the Gentleman discovered that Peter Parker is secretly Spider-Man. He brainwashed Peter's long-lost sister and turned her into the super-villainess known as Pity. A new Sinister Six (The Gentleman, Pity, Doctor Octopus, Electro, the Vulture, and Mysterio) will enact the final act of vengeance--destroy Peter Parker!
Emissaries from the dead : an Andrea Cort novel by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two murders rock an artificial ecosystem that houses several engineered species, Counselor Andrea Cort is sent to find a homicide suspect among the region's indentured human community, but she is determined to follow the trail to the truth
Vossoff and Nimmitz : just a couple of idiots reupholstering space and time by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Somewhere beyond the stars, well past the scattered light of the unknown universe, in a realm so distant that no life of any kind has ever ventured there, and where the fundamental rules of time and space have never applied, there's nothing.If you find yourself in such a place, you know you've gone too far."Introducing the madcap adventures of Ernst Vossoff and Karl Nimmitz, a couple of interstellar rogues whose adventures often veer in unexpected directions, sometimes in space limousines and sometimes dropping by continent-wide cocktail parties. In the great tradition of Douglas Adams, VOSSOFF AND NIMMITZ is science fiction made utterly hilarious.Adam-Troy Castro is the author of the Andrea Cort novels, which have won both the Philip K. Dick Award in the US and the Seiun award in Japan. He has been nominated for a Nebula Award, for a Stoker Award, and for the German Kurd Lasswitz Prize.PRAISE FOR ADAM-TROY CASTRO"[The Andrea Cort] series really is something special... These books are compulsively readable space mysteries, but they're also hiding little packets of cleverness and substance under the surface. Highly recommended."-io9.com
My ox is broken! : roadblocks, detours, fast forwards, and other great moments from TV's The amazing race by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Amazing Race is a reality show like no other and it has the best set around.Bestselling novelist, Adam-Troy Castro, explores The Amazing Race in My Ox is Broken! one of the first books ever published about one of the best reality television programs around. From Thailand to Greenland, this show has consistently gone where no other show has gone before, and Castro continues the excitement of the Race in a book that is funny, entertaining, and unique—just like the show itself.The Amazing Race has hooked viewers for all the right reasons and it doesn't show any signs of stopping. My Ox is Bro
The third claw of God : an Andrea Cort novel by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Counselor Andrea Cort answers a cryptic summons to the home world of the powerful Bettelhines, but a murder attempt greets her arrival at Xana's orbital entry port, and far graver peril awaits aboard the elevator transport meant to carry Andrea to the planet's surface. Trapped miles above Xana with a corpse liquefied by a 15000-year-old weapon, Andrea must unmask an assassin or die an equally hideous death
Z is for zombie : an illustrated guide to the end of the world by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A stunningly illustrated and hilarious A-to-Z guide that bears witness to the zombie horde as it slowly overruns us."--Back cover
The unauthorized Harry Potter : everything you ever wanted to know about the Harry Potter series by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gathering of the Sinister Six by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider-Man matches wits with a new gathering of the Sinister Six--the Chameleon, Dr. Octopus, the Vulture, Electro, Mysterio, and Pit--that has targeted the cast and crew of a new movie in which Spider-Man's wife, Mary Jane, has a featured role
V Is for Vampire : an illustrated alphabet of the undead by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathering vampire folklore and facts from motion pictures, literature, and popular culture, this A-to-Z book brings to life the world of the mysterious, feared, and beloved immortal undead
Time's arrow by Tom DeFalco( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spider-Man : the sinister six combo by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tangled strings : fiction by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustav Gloom and the Castle of Fear #6 by Adam-Troy Castro( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fake alibis : an almost true novel by Frank Sibila( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Keith wants to keep his wife from finding out about a beautiful 20-something redhead, he calls the only person he knows who can find the perfect cover for him?Frank Sibila, a man whose clientele ranges from cheating housewives to diplomats. Holed up in the men's room, a panicked Keith explains to Frank that his wife has just shown up at the restaurant where he and the redhead are dining. Frank assures him he will be there in 10 minutes. What Frank doesn't know is that 10 minutes from now, his already drama-packed life will get even more interesting. Keith's case should be
Antiheroes heroes, villains, and the fine line between( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most interesting characters are almost never the good guys. Doing the right thing is great and all, but a little bit of darkness-or a lot of it-often makes for a more engaging story. Antiheroes: Heroes, Villains, and the Fine Line Between is dedicated to the dark heroes and sympathetic villains we love. Find out why William McKinley High's agonist Sue Sylvester is essential to Glee. Discover where your favorite comic book character falls on the continuum of good and evil. Weigh in on Twilight's very dangerous boy Edward Cullen: romantic, sparkly hero, or sociopath
Lightspeed : year one( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects short stories from Lightspeed, the online science fiction magazine
 
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Alternative Names
Adam-Troy Castro Amerikaans romanschrijver

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Languages
English (62)

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Emissaries from the dead : an Andrea Cort novelVossoff and Nimmitz : just a couple of idiots reupholstering space and timeMy ox is broken! : roadblocks, detours, fast forwards, and other great moments from TV's The amazing raceThe third claw of God : an Andrea Cort novelZ is for zombie : an illustrated guide to the end of the worldThe gathering of the Sinister SixV Is for Vampire : an illustrated alphabet of the undeadTime's arrow