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Darren Shan - Author

About the Author

Darren Shan is the number one bestselling author of the young adult series Cirque du Freak, The Demonata, The Saga of Larten Crepsley and Zom-B, as well as the standalone books The Thin Executioner and Koyasan. For adults he has written Procession of the Dead, Hell's Horizon and City of the Snakes, collectively known as The City Trilogy.

 

Shan's books are sold in every continent, in thirty-one languages, and have been bestsellers in countries including America, Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and the UAE. His books have also topped the adult bestseller charts in Hungary, Japan and Taiwan. In total, Shan's books have sold over twenty-five million copies worldwide. He lives with his girlfriend in Limerick and London.

Featured books by Darren Shan

Zom-B Bride

Zom-B Bride

Author: Darren Shan Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2015

The tenth terrifying instalment from master of horror, Darren Shan.  Zom-B is a 12 part series of which 10 have so far been released   1.       Zom-B2.       Zom-B Underground3.       Zom-B City 4.       Zom-B Angels 5.       Zom-B Baby 6.       Zom-B Gladiator  7.       Zom-B Mission 8.       Zom-B Clans 9.       Zom-B Family 10.     Zom-B Bride   For more Zom-B news & competitions visit  www.darrenshan.com or join in the chat the Zom-B Facebook page.  And there are competitions & giveways at www.zom-b.co.uk .

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Zom-b Clans

Zom-b Clans

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/02/2015

Owl Man purses his lips thoughtfully. ‘You can have Daniel. We will take Vinyl. When you return to London, bring Daniel to us and I will arrange a swap.’‘Wait a minute,’ Dan-Dan squawks, losing his calm. ‘You can’t leave me in the clutches of these foul brutes . . . they’ll kill me!’  ‘No,’ Owl Man says. ‘Vinyl is one of Becky’s oldest, dearest friends. She came back to save him. She will not harm you if she knows that she can swap you for him later.’  ‘You expect me to trust you?’ I snarl, ‘What other option do you have?’ Owl Man says sweetly.How much do you value your best friend’s life? Where do you go when you run out of options? How far can you trust an evil promise? Zom-B is a 12 part series of which 10 have so far been released   1.       Zom-B2.       Zom-B Underground3.       Zom-B City 4.       Zom-B Angels 5.       Zom-B Baby 6.       Zom-B Gladiator  7.       Zom-B Mission 8.       Zom-B Clans 9.       Zom-B Family 10.     Zom-B Bride   For more Zom-B news & competitions visit  www.darrenshan.com or join in the chat the Zom-B Facebook page.  And there are competitions & giveways at www.zom-b.co.uk

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ZOM-B Gladiator

ZOM-B Gladiator

Author: Darren Shan Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/01/2014

Can you kidnap a zombie? Can money buy your life? Or can you only fight for it? B Smith has met her darkest challenge yet ...   Zom-B is a 12 part series of which 8 have so far been released 1.       Zom-B2.       Zom-B Underground3.       Zom-B City4.       Zom-B Angels 5.       Zom-B Baby 6.       Zom-B Gladiator 7.       Zom-B Mission 8.       Zom-B Clans   For more Zom-B news & competitions visit  www.darrenshan.com or join in the chat the Zom-B Facebook page.  And there are competitions & giveways at www.zom-b.co.uk

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ZOM-B Angels

ZOM-B Angels

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/01/2014

Where can you find shelter in a city of the damned? How can you build a new life if you're undead? Who can you trust in a world gone mad? B Smith has come to a crossroads... Zom-B is a 12 part series of which 9 have so far been released 1.       Zom-B2.       Zom-B Underground3.       Zom-B City4.       Zom-B Angels 5.       Zom-B Baby 6.       Zom-B Gladiator 7.       Zom-B Mission 8.       Zom-B Clans 9.       Zom-B Family   For more Zom-B news & competitions visit  www.darrenshan.com or join in the chat the Zom-B Facebook page.  And there are competitions & giveways at www.zom-b.co.uk  

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ZOM-B Angels

ZOM-B Angels

Author: Darren Shan Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/06/2013

Where can you find shelter in a city of the damned? How can you build a new life if you're undead? Who can you trust in a world gone mad? B Smith has come to a crossroads...   Zom-B is a 12 part series of which 8 have so far been released 1.       Zom-B2.       Zom-B Underground3.       Zom-B City4.       Zom-B Angels 5.       Zom-B Baby 6.       Zom-B Gladiator 7.       Zom-B Mission 8.       Zom-B Clans   For more Zom-B news & competitions visit  www.darrenshan.com or join in the chat the Zom-B Facebook page.  And there are competitions & giveways at www.zom-b.co.uk

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ZOM-B Underground

ZOM-B Underground

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback Release Date: 20/06/2013

Can you hold on to your humanity when you're a monster? How do you face the present if you're haunted by the past? Where can you turn when you're trapped in a living nightmare? For B Smith, death is not the end!   Zom-B is a 12 part series of which 9 have so far been released 1.       Zom-B2.       Zom-B Underground3.       Zom-B City4.       Zom-B Angels 5.       Zom-B Baby 6.       Zom-B Gladiator 7.       Zom-B Mission 8.       Zom-B Clans 9.       Zom-B Family   For more Zom-B news & competitions visit  www.darrenshan.com or join in the chat the Zom-B Facebook page.  And there are competitions & giveways at www.zom-b.co.uk  

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ZOM-B Underground

ZOM-B Underground

Author: Darren Shan Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/01/2013

Can you hold on to your humanity when you're a monster? How do you face the present if you're haunted by the past? Where can you turn when you're trapped in a living nightmare? For B Smith, death is not the end!   Zom-B is a 12 part series of which 8 have so far been released 1.       Zom-B2.       Zom-B Underground3.       Zom-B City4.       Zom-B Angels 5.       Zom-B Baby 6.       Zom-B Gladiator 7.       Zom-B Mission 8.       Zom-B Clans   For more Zom-B news & competitions visit  www.darrenshan.com or join in the chat the Zom-B Facebook page.  And there are competitions & giveways at www.zom-b.co.uk

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Other books by Darren Shan

ZOM-B Goddess

ZOM-B Goddess

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2017

The final, heartstopping installment from master of horror, Darren Shan. What will become of B Smith? And is apocalpyse nigh?! `It's been a ride worthy of an apocalypse, and Mr Darren Shan has given us another crazy collection of novels that inspire and intrigue' Bookblog Bonanza Where can you turn when you've run out of options? What card can you play when the deck's stacked against you? Is there any hope in a world of the lost? Double-crossed again, B is confused, enraged and broken. But the battle isn't over. The end is nigh, but there are plenty of horrors to come. And who will survive? The zombies? The humans? Or worse . . .? 'Zom-B Goddess doesn't disappoint. We get another huge twist, another big moment for B to shine and a suitably mind-blowing ending to a series that has made me gasp in shock at least once per book.' So Many Books, So Little Time 'This last instalment of Darren Shan's zombie series is epic. It's as full of graphic gore as you could wish, has a plot twist on every other page, and includes the biggest battle of the sequence yet.' The Bookbag `Wow. I did NOT see that ending coming. Even down to the wire, Shan's got tons of surprises up his sleeve, and he deploys them by the megaton.' Reader, Writer, Fanboy

ZOM-B Fugitive

ZOM-B Fugitive

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/07/2017

'Just as you think that you've seen it all, in comes Shan with a brand new set of wham! bam! twists and turns and revelations' The Bookbag WHERE DO YOU TURN WHEN ALL IS LOST? HOW CAN YOU BUILD A FRESH FUTURE ON THE SANDS OF A TWISTED PATH? WHAT IF EVERYTHING YOU KNEW WAS A LIE? B SMITH IS ON THE RUN . . . The penultimate tale in this gory, epic series from bestselling author and master of horror Darren Shan - with unmissable twists and a bold new cover look! 'The eleventh instalment in the Zom-B series is possibly the most mind-blowing yet. I felt like my brain had melted by the time I had finished Zom-B Fugitive.' So Many Books, So Little Time 'For the penultimate Zom-B book, Darren Shan went and saved what might very well be the most shocking plot twist this series has yet, and probably will ever have' Reader, Writer, Fanboy 'I continue to be amazed by the story' Fiction State Of Mind

ZOM-B Mission

ZOM-B Mission

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/01/2017

Leading a group of humans through London and out into zombie-infested suburbs sounds like suicide - but not for the undead! Even so, the horrors of the journey will be beyond anything B has seen before . . .

ZOM-B Family

ZOM-B Family

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/01/2017

B has been taken hostage by Dan-Dan and his evil allies . . . and one of them is family. But an unlikely hero is coming to her rescue . . .

ZOM-B Bride

ZOM-B Bride

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2017

The tenth terrifying installment from master of horror, Darren Shan. Does true love lurk in the darkest of places? Could a psychotic stalker be the man of your dreams? Can a killer win your heart? Here comes the bride . . .

ZOM-B Underground

ZOM-B Underground

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

B Smith is a zombie but, unlike most of the walking dead, has a brain that still works. This can only be a blessing, right? B is about to realize that consciousness can also be a curse . . .

ZOM-B City

ZOM-B City

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

B Smith thought escaping from an underground prison was a step towards salvation, but life above ground is another kind of hell. How will B survive in this city of the dead?

ZOM-B Gladiator

ZOM-B Gladiator

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

B Smith has seen evil in her time, but the Board are a whole new ball game. These inhuman humans use their money and power to buy their way to safety and entertainment . . .

ZOM-B

ZOM-B

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

B Smith has always had to deal with a racist father and nightmares of killer babies. But life is about to get a whole lot worse. Welcome to B's dark and twisted world . . .

ZOM-B Angels

ZOM-B Angels

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

B Smith is offered a base with the revitalised angels, but is unsure whether siding with them is the right move. When an old enemy joins the gang, B's doubts begin to multiply. And then the shocking revelations start to kick in . . .

ZOM-B Baby

ZOM-B Baby

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

When B Smith turns her back on Dr Oystein and strikes out alone, she is shocked to meet the baby from her nightmares - a strange, creepy, zombie baby . . .

Zom-b Clans

Zom-b Clans

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback Release Date: 12/02/2015

Owl Man purses his lips thoughtfully. ‘You can have Daniel. We will take Vinyl. When you return to London, bring Daniel to us and I will arrange a swap.’‘Wait a minute,’ Dan-Dan squawks, losing his calm. ‘You can’t leave me in the clutches of these foul brutes . . . they’ll kill me!’  ‘No,’ Owl Man says. ‘Vinyl is one of Becky’s oldest, dearest friends. She came back to save him. She will not harm you if she knows that she can swap you for him later.’  ‘You expect me to trust you?’ I snarl, ‘What other option do you have?’ Owl Man says sweetly.How much do you value your best friend’s life? Where do you go when you run out of options? How far can you trust an evil promise? Zom-B is a 12 part series of which 10 have so far been released   1.       Zom-B2.       Zom-B Underground3.       Zom-B City 4.       Zom-B Angels 5.       Zom-B Baby 6.       Zom-B Gladiator  7.       Zom-B Mission 8.       Zom-B Clans 9.       Zom-B Family 10.     Zom-B Bride   For more Zom-B news & competitions visit  www.darrenshan.com or join in the chat the Zom-B Facebook page.  And there are competitions & giveways at www.zom-b.co.uk

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Zom-B: Volume 12 Goddess

Zom-B: Volume 12 Goddess

Author: Darren Shan Format: eBook Release Date: 07/04/2016

The thrilling conclusion to the twelve-part seriesIt began in Ireland: the onslaught of zombies that leaves villages in ruins and corpses in their wake. As the carnage spreads, teenager B Smith is pulled into a terrifying adventure that forces her to confront her deepest insecurities and provocative moral dilemmas.Ferociously bold, furiously paced and deliciously horrifying, the Zom-B series is a sprawling epic that holds readers in its grip through every plot twist.

ZOM-B Goddess

ZOM-B Goddess

Author: Darren Shan Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2016

The final, heartstopping installment from master of horror, Darren Shan. What will become of B Smith? And is apocalpyse nigh?! `It's been a ride worthy of an apocalypse, and Mr Darren Shan has given us another crazy collection of novels that inspire and intrigue' Bookblog Bonanza Where can you turn when you've run out of options? What card can you play when the deck's stacked against you? Is there any hope in a world of the lost? Double-crossed again, B is confused, enraged and broken. But the battle isn't over. The end is nigh, but there are plenty of horrors to come. And who will survive? The zombies? The humans? Or worse . . .? 'Zom-B Goddess doesn't disappoint. We get another huge twist, another big moment for B to shine and a suitably mind-blowing ending to a series that has made me gasp in shock at least once per book.' So Many Books, So Little Time 'This last instalment of Darren Shan's zombie series is epic. It's as full of graphic gore as you could wish, has a plot twist on every other page, and includes the biggest battle of the sequence yet.' The Bookbag `Wow. I did NOT see that ending coming. Even down to the wire, Shan's got tons of surprises up his sleeve, and he deploys them by the megaton.' Reader, Writer, Fanboy

Zom-B Chronicles III Bind-up of Zom-B Baby and Zom-B Gladiator

Zom-B Chronicles III Bind-up of Zom-B Baby and Zom-B Gladiator

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2015

This radical, masterful series from internationally bestselling author Darren Shan is perfect for fans of The Walking Dead. The undead still roam the streets of London. And now they have a hellish clown as their master . . . B Smith is alone in a city of the dead, with only lunatics to guide her. She's found more zombies like her - the conscious undead, or 'reviveds' - but is more confused than ever about who to trust. What's more, one of her worst nightmares has become a reality, and a host of new horrors are after her. The undead army is growing stronger . . . which side will B choose in a battle of the damned?

ZOM-B Bride

ZOM-B Bride

Author: Darren Shan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2015

The tenth terrifying ZOM-B installment from master of horror, Darren Shan.