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Shan, Darren

Works: 563 works in 1,992 publications in 20 languages and 85,008 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Comic books, strips, etc  Horror comic books, strips, etc  Horror tales  Graphic novels  Occult fiction  Psychological fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.S52823, [FIC]
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Publications about Darren Shan
Publications by Darren Shan
Most widely held works about Darren Shan
Most widely held works by Darren Shan
Cirque du Freak by Darren Shan( Book )
204 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 10,550 libraries worldwide
Two boys who are best friends visit an illegal freak show, where an encounter with a vampire and a deadly spider forces them to make life-changing choices
The vampire's assistant by Darren Shan( Book )
81 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 3,986 libraries worldwide
After traveling with Mr. Crepsley, the vampire who made him into a half-vampire, Darren returns to the freak show known as the Cirque du Freak and continues to fight his need to drink human blood
Vampire Mountain by Darren Shan( Book )
48 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 3,665 libraries worldwide
Mr. Crepsley leads Darren Shan on a dangerous trek to Vampire Mountain, the very heart of the vampire world, to be presented to the Council, but an encounter with the Vampanese along the way means trouble
The Vampire Prince by Darren Shan( Book )
44 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 3,152 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. Will Darren's failure to complete the Trials mean banishment for Mr Crepsley and execution for himself? Or can Darren return to the home of the damned and exact revenge? But Darren comes to realise that there is more than revenge at stake -- the vampire clan must combat the rise of the Vampaneze Lord, or see his ascension mark the end of thousands of years of vampire rule!
Tunnels of blood by Darren Shan( Book )
58 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 11 languages and held by 3,127 libraries worldwide
Darren, Evra, and Mr. Crepsley leave the Cirque Du Freak and get a taste of the city, but when corpses drained of blood are discovered, Darren and Evra must confront a dangerous creature of the night
Hunters of the dusk by Darren Shan( Book )
61 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,994 libraries worldwide
Darren Shan leaves Vampire Mountain as part of an elite force on a life-and-death mission to find the newly-risen Vampaneze Lord, who is set to lead the vampaneze into war against the vampires
Trials of death by Darren Shan( Book )
57 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,881 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
Killers of the dawn by Darren Shan( Book )
45 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,804 libraries worldwide
As his battles against the vampaneze continue, Darren Shan is framed as public enemy number one
Lord of the shadows by Darren Shan( Book )
29 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,793 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
Sons of destiny by Darren Shan( Book )
37 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,634 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
Lord Loss by Darren Shan( Book )
33 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,336 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
Demon thief by Darren Shan( Book )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,226 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
Bec by Darren Shan( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,980 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
Slawter by Darren Shan( Book )
16 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,964 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 )
24 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,881 libraries worldwide
Grubbs Grady tries to resist his werewolf urges and evade the eight-armed grasp of the demonic Lord Loss
Blood beast by Darren Shan( Book )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,854 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
Wolf Island by Darren Shan( Book )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,792 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
Death's Shadow by Darren Shan( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,634 libraries worldwide
As Bec's relationship with Dervish improves, werewolves and demons attack and she sends Shark and Meera through a window to another universe to seek Beranabus, and soon all must face an even greater force of evil, the Shadow
Dark calling by Darren Shan( Book )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,615 libraries worldwide
The Disciples are being manipulated by beings older than time, and only Kernel Fleck knows that something is wrong
Zom-B by Darren Shan( Book )
12 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,488 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."--Dust jacket
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Alternative Names

controlled identity O'Shaughnessy, Darren

controlled identity Shan, D. B.

Darren, Shan
O’Shaughnessy, Darren
O'Shaughnessey, Darren
O'Shaughnessy, Darren
O'Shaughnessy, Darren 1972-
Shan, D.B.
שאן, דארן
シャン, ダレン
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Persian (13)
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