There are more troubles in Spooksville. A dragon has appeared out of nowhere and it is looking for its treasure. In fact, it intends to destroy the entire town unless its jewels and gold are returned immediately. The only trouble is that Adam and his friends don't know where this treasure is.
Worse, the creature is rather hotheaded and won't listen to reason. It is a fire-breathing dragon, and soon it is laying waste to all that stands in its way. Even kids - it doesn't mind burning them to ash. Soon Adam and his friends are fighting for their lives.
Christopher Pike is the pseudonym of Kevin McFadden. He is a bestselling author of young adult and children's fiction who specializes in the thriller genre.
McFadden was born in New York but grew up in California where he stills lives in today. A college drop-out, he did factory work, painted houses and programmed computers before becoming a recognized author. Initially unsuccessful when he set out to write science fiction and adult mystery, it was not until his work caught the attention of an editor who suggested he write a teen thriller that he became a hit. The result was Slumber Party (1985), a book about a group of teenagers who run into bizarre and violent events during a ski weekend. After that he wrote Weekend and Chain ... (more)