Edited by Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner.
What could be scarier than the first day of school? How about a crash course in the paranormal from Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner, editors of Home Improvement: Undead Edition.
Your worst school nightmares - taking that math test you never studied for, finding yourself naked at a school assembly, not knowing which to door enter through - will pale in comparison to these thirteen original stories that take academic anxiety to whole new realms.
In #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris's story "Playing Possum," Sookie Stackhouse brings enough cupcakes for her nephew's entire class but finds she's one short when angry ex-boyfriend of the school secretary shows up.
When her guardian, Kate Daniels, sends her undercover to a school for exceptional children, teenage Julie learns an all-new definition of "exceptional," in New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews's "Magic Tests."
For those who like fangs with their forensics, New York Times bestselling author Nancy Holder offers "VSI," in which FBI agent Claire is tested as never before in a school for Vampire Scene Investigations.
And in New York Times bestselling author Thomas E. Sniegoski's "The Bad Hour," Remy Chandler and his dog, Marlowe, find evil unleashed in an obedience school.
You'll need more than apple to stave off the creatures in these and nine other stories. Remember your first lesson: Resistance is fruitless!
Charlaine Harris (born November 25, 1951 in Tunica, Mississippi) is a New York Times bestselling author who has been writing for over twenty years. She was raised in the Mississippi River Delta area. Though her early works consisted largely of poems about ghosts and, later, teenage angst, she wrote plays when she attended Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee. She began to write books a few years later.
After publishing two stand-alone mysteries, Harris launched a lighthearted series "starring" Georgia librarian Aurora Teagarden, with Real Murders, a Best Novel nominee for the 1990 Agatha Awards. Harris wrote eight Aurora titles. In 1996, she released the first of the much darker Shakespeare mysteries, featuring the amateur sleuth ... (more)