The Saga of Larten Crepsley is a YA horror/fantasy series by Irish author Darren Shan. The series is a prequel series to The Saga of Darren Shan. The series documents the first 200 years of the vampire Larten Crepsley’s life, long before Darren Shan became his assistant. The books span multiple centuries and continents.
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.