Nick Caden finds a body with fangs, bite marks on the neck and a stake driven through the heart. Is there a vampire killer on the loose In Transylvania NC? Last summer, Nick Caden became an Internet celebrity for almost a whole day when he discovered Billy the Kid’s killer in the “living” ghost town of Deadwood. (Not the real Billy the Kid — he’s been dead for years.) When the owner of the Cool Ghoul Gazette learns of Nick’s super sleuthing skills, he hires Nick to investigate the death of a vampire. In Transylvania, North Carolina, Nick finds a corpse with fangs, bite marks and a stake driven through its heart.But once he begins to peel back the clues surrounding the murder, Nick finds his new job is not only dangerous but could suck the life out of him.Features:* The Monster Mysteries are Award Winning Middle Grade Novels* Each story involves a “monster” from the Bible: ghost, vampire origins, walking dead, man turned to beast, phantom* Short, fun, fast read, spiced with humor and illustrations* No profanity, sexual overtones or glorification of evil* Book report / criminal report questions for each caseBenefits:* Encourages readers to list suspects, follow clues, question motives, and look for half-truths and lies in alibis* Reinforces the Golden Rule* Honors family* Middle Grade audiobooks series / audio books for teenagers* A good book for boys who like to read★ Want to help teen sleuth Nick Caden solve a vampire murder in Transylvania, North Carolina? ★ Complete the Skull Creek Stakeout: Official Criminal Inquiry: Write a Book Report – Catch a Crook to see if you have the makings of a homicide detective. With this easy-to-follow “homicide detective” worksheet, you can fill in the answers to the questions while you read. When finished, your book report should be thorough enough to convict a killer! Check out the book report questions on this page under the “From the Author” section.Praise for the Monster Mysteries series”This series has the same longevity and wholesome quality as “The Hardy Boys” and “Nancy Drew” but the author writes for today’s youth.” ~ Amazon review”I enjoyed reading this fun, suspense adventure. Great book for middle school. Teen boys and girls will enjoy it, too!” ~ Amazon review”I would think it would be for ages nine and up. A good Christian book for boys.” ~ Amazon review”I was guessing until the end of the book. I did not know who it was. Even adults will enjoy this book.” ~ Amazon review Readers Are Leaders!Written for the General Market (G): Contains no; sexual dialogue or situations, violence, or strong language.
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Eddie is an award-winning author of middle-grade fiction with HarperCollins. Father of two boys, he’s also a pirate at heart who loves to surf.“The Caribbean Chronicles” is a humorous time-travel pirate fantasy adventure series. The third book, “The End of Calico Jack,” won first place in the Selah awards for Young Adult literature. Book four, “No Good Stede Goes Unpunished” is a finalist for the Selah awards for Young Adult literature. Eddie’s middle grade “Monster Mystery” series is wholesome, humorous reading with a flair for unexpected adventure. The series has a spooky but spiritual message based on real “monsters” (sort of) found in Scripture. Hints at werewolves, ghosts, mediums, vampires, walking dead, mummies, demons, witches, and phantoms are all mentioned in the Bible. But are they real? Nick Caden doesn’t think so. In each episode he sets out to prove who the real killer is. The fourth book in the series, “Rumor of a Werewolf”, took third place in the Selah awards for Middle Grade fiction. “Phantom Gunslinger” is a finalist in the Selah awards for Middle Grade fiction. Each book has OFFICIAL CRIMINAL REPORT QUESTIONS so readers can easily complete a book report. All of Eddie’s YA and Middle Grade books are available as audiobooks. Eddie calls his novels, “fun, fast reads for boys who don’t like to read.”An avid sailor with a great sense of humor, Eddie has been married to a girl he met at a stoplight in West Palm Beach during spring break for… “too many years,” Eddie’s wife says. “Not enough,” says Eddie. By the way, the beer in Eddie’s cartoon illustration is ginger beer, a seasick sailor’s best friend. From 2009 to 2019 Eddie served as CEO of Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas. He now writes full time and mentors authors. Awards for Middle Grade and YA novels* Winner of the Selah award for tween / teen mysteries* INSPY Award* Moonbeam Children’s Book AwardReaders Are Leaders – Buy a Boy a Book!Eddiejones.orgPirate-Preacher.comWritersCoach.firstname.lastname@example.orgTwitter.com/EddieJonesTweetFacebook.com/EddieJonesHumorInstagram.com/authoreddiejones