Winner of the 2016 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel -- Nominee for the 2017 Anthony Awards for Best Children's/YA Novel in Mystery Writing
In this "whole 'nother nightmare before Christmas," teen genius and skeptic Charity Jones discovers she should not only believe in certain Christmas myths, but she should also be afraid of them. Something deadly is stalking Oak County, and only Charity and her friends can catch the killer. Christmas is coming...or is it Krampus? Don't miss this award-winning holiday thriller that keeps everyone guessing!
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About the Author
Maria Alexander is a produced screenwriter, games writer, virtual world designer, award-winning copywriter, prolific fiction writer, and poet. Since 1999, her stories have appeared in acclaimed publications and anthologies.
Her debut novel, Mr. Wicker, won the 2014 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a First Novel. Publisher’s Weekly called it, “(a) splendid, bittersweet ode to the ghosts of childhood,” while Library Journal hailed it in a Starred Review as “a horror novel to anticipate.” Her breakout YA novel, Snowed, was unleashed on November 2, 2016, by Raw Dog Screaming Press. It won the 2016 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a Young Adult Novel and was nominated for the 2017 Anthony Award for Best Children’s/YA Novel.
When she’s not stabbing someone with a foil or cutting targets with a katana, she’s being outrageously spooky or writing Doctor Who filk. She lives in Los Angeles with three ungrateful cats, a Jewish Christmas caroler, and a purse called Trog.