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The Creature in the Crystal

Written by J. A. Darke

Illustrated by Neil Evans

Part of the Spine Shivers Series

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The Creature in the Crystal Synopsis

As a little kid, Val was intrigued by anything to do with the supernatural. So when her cousin Ronnie comes to visit for a long weekend, with a book of spells, a Ouija board and some mysterious gems in tow, Val's curiosity is re-ignited. But soon Ronnie's fearless spirit and sense of spooky fun starts to haunt Val, who keeps having nightmares and witnessing a monster following her around the house. Can the girls figure out the truth before they're forced to come face to face with a real-life haunting?

Book Information

ISBN: 9781474761406
Publication date: 4th October 2018
Author: J. A. Darke
Illustrator: Neil Evans
Publisher: Raintree an imprint of Capstone Global Library Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages

About J. A. Darke

Neil Evans is a Welsh illustrator. A lifelong comic art fan, he drifted into childrens' illustration at art college and has since done plenty of both. He enjoyed a few years as a member of various unheard of indie rock bands (and as a maker of bizarre small press comics), before settling down to get serious about making a living from illustration. He loves depicting emotion, expression and body language, and loves inventing unusual creatures and places. When not hunched over the graphics tablet he can usually be found hunched over a guitar, or dreaming up book pitches and silly ...

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