Darren Shan has a fantastic website. Look at it here.
If you click on Vampires, you’ll see books like this
Darren Shan’s an ordinary schoolboy, until he and his best friend Steve get tickets to the Cirque Du Freak, a bizarre freak show featuring such arcane performers as Hans Hands, Gertha Teeth, the Wolf Man and Rhamus Twobellies.
In the midst of the ghoulish excitement, true terror raises its head when Steve recognises that one of the performers — Mr Crepsley — is in fact a vampire!
Read about the Demons books.
The first one is called Lord Loss.
When Grubbs’ parents and sister behave strangely he decides to stick his nose in and his entire world is thrown into chaos. He discovers that demons are real, and that terrible things can happen right in front of your eyes.
Read the rest of the synopsis here.
The fan art is worth checking out.
There’s a lot there; have a look for yourself.
Just before you go, I have to mention Darren Shan’s blog, where he talks about what he’s writing and how it’s going. It’s a real insight into the author; it’s as if he’s talking to you. It’s current, and so you can read what he said February 18:
Started my final full edit of Hell’s Heroes, the final book in The Demonata, today.My editor sent me her thoughts, corrections and suggested changes yesterday, and I’m working through the book one last time, taking her comments on board, making any final small changes of my own. Read the rest here.
There are many more links, and even if you haven’t read any of Darren Shan’s books, if you think you like the flavour of them, browse through the website, and you might find something for you.