Darren Shan
Darren Shan is the pen name of Irish author Darren O’Shaughnessy, who writes YA fantasy and horror fiction. He mostly writes for young adults, but has also written The City Book Trilogy for adults. He is the author of The Saga of Darren Shan, The Demonata, Saga of Larten Crepsley and Zom-B series.

Darren Shan wrote his first novel when he was 17, which was entitled Mute Pursuit. The novel was not published, but it caused Shan to move onto novels completely because he loved the experience so much. Below is a list of Darren Shan’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Saga Of Darren Shan Books


Cirque du Freak: A Living Nightmare(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vampire's Assistant(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tunnels of Blood(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vampire Mountain(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trials of Death(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vampire Prince(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hunters of the Dusk(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Allies of the Night(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Killers of the Dawn(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lake of Souls(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lords of the Shadows(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sons of Destiny(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Demonata Books


Lord Loss(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Demon Thief(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slawter(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bec(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Beast(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Demon Apocalypse(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death's Shadow(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wolf Island(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Calling(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hell's Heroes(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Chronological Order of Demonata Books


Bec(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Demon Thief(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lord Loss(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slawter(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Beast(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Demon Apocalypse(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Death's Shadow(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wolf Island(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dark Calling(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hell's Heroes(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of City Trilogy Books


Procession of the Dead(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hell's Horizon(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
City of the Snakes(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Saga Of Larten Crepsley Books


Birth of a Killer(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ocean of Blood(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Palace of the Damned(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brothers to the Death(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Zom-B Books


Zom-B(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Underground(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
City(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Angels(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Baby(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gladiator(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mission(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Clans(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Circus(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Family(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bride(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Koyasan(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Thin Executioner(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lady of the Shades(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories


Hagurosan(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Warchild Collections


Kids' Night In(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Midnight Feast(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Cirque Du Freak: The Manga Graphic Novels


A Living Nightmare(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vampire's Assistant(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tunnels of Blood(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Vampire Mountain(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trials of Death(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Vampire Prince(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hunters of the Dusk(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Allies of the Night(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Killers of the Dawn(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lake of Souls(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Lord of the Shadows(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sons of Destiny(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Ayuamarca was originally published under his real name of Darren O’Shaughnessy and re-published under the title of Procession of the Dead (as D.B. Shan). Kids’ Night In also contains stories by Eoin Colfer, Annie Dalton, Michael Morpurgo, Garth Nix and Jacqueline Wilson. Midnight Feast also contains stories by Meg Cabot, Eoin Colfer, Anthony Horowitz, Garth Nix, Louise Rennison.

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Darren Shan Synopses: Hagurosan is a fantasy novella by Darren Shan, written for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic children (8+) to read. The title character must take a cake as an offering up a mountain to a shrine, but ends up eating it. Now Hagurosan must deal with the problem he created.

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