Trials of Death
The trials: seventeen ways to die unless the luck of the vampire is with you. Darren Shan must pass five fearsome trials to prove himself to the vampire clan - or else face the stakes of the Hall of Death.
But Vampire Mountain holds hidden threats. Sinister, potent forces are gathering in the darkness. In this nightmarish world of bloodshed and betrayal, death may be a blessing.
The Saga of Darren Shan consists of twelve primary books, and includes four additional books that complement the series but are not considered mandatory reads. The current recommended reading order for the series is provided below.