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Ruby Series in Order by V.C. Andrews

Ruby Series in Order: How to read V.C. Andrews’ books?

  • Carole 

A world filled with secrets, evil twin sister and voodoo.

What is Ruby about (or The Landry Series)?

After the success of the new adaptation of Flowers in the Attic and its sequel, Lifetime continued to adapt V.C. Andrews’ books, first with adaptation of The Casteel series and then with The Landry series, with V.C. Andrews’ Ruby Movie Series Event.

The Ruby Series or The Landry Series is actually not written by V.C. Andrews but by Andrew Neiderman, the ghostwriter hired by her estate to continue to write novels to be published under her name (Virginia Andrews’s name is considered a valuable commercial asset).

Ruby Landry’s story takes place in the Louisiana bayou whe she falls madly in love with her boyfriend Paul. However, it isn’t long before she find out a dark family secret that would change her life forever. The twisted roots of her family tree are brought to the light after she reunites with her estranged father and meets her conniving twin sister.

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Flowers in the Attic (Lifetime movie)

Flowers in the Attic Books in Order: How to read the Dollanganger Series by V.C. Andrews?

  • Carole 

The books behind all those Lifetime movies.

What is the Dollanganger Series about?

Written by V.C. Andrews, the Dollanganger series is a gothic horror and family saga spinning a tale of dreadful secrets and dark, forbidden passions. The first book in the series, Flower in the Attic, is a worldwide best-seller that has been adapted twice for television.

V.C. Andrews died in 1986 and didn’t finish the 5th book in the series, Garden of Shadows. The book was completed by ghostwriter Andrew Neiderman, who wrote all the sequels and prequels since.

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MEG Books in Order: How to read Steve Alten’s series?

  • Fabien 

Bigger and deadlier than a great white shark.

What is the MEG series about?

From American science-fiction author Steve Alten, the MEG series is about a famous fictional underwater killer: the Megalodon.

The story resolves around a deep-sea diver and paleontologist Jonas Taylor who discovers a species long thought extinct, the prehistoric predators known as Carcharodon megalodon, the massive mother of the great white shark. When he crosses paths with a pregnant Megaladon, Taylor knows that no one is going to be safe.

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The Demonata Books in Order

The Demonata Books in Order: How to read Darren Shan’s series?

  • Carole 

By the author of Cirque Du Freak.

What is The Demonata about?

Written by Darren Shan, more known for his Cirque Du Freak series, The Demonata is a young adult horror/ fantasy series dealing with the world of demons. The series is told by three different protagonists: Grubbs Grady, Kernel Fleck, and Bec MacConn. 

The Demonata, or demons, are creatures who have no feeling or emotions and really like to kill and eat humans. Since they lack creativity and imagination, they take forms combining aspects of many animals from the human world.

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Charlaine Harris Books in Order

Charlaine Harris Books in Order (Aurora Teagarden, Harper Connelly, Sookie Stackhouse, Midnight, Texas)

  • Fabien 

All of the books?

Who is Charlaine Harris?

New York Times Best-Selling Author, Charlaine Harris is a writer who specializes in mysteries, often with an urban fantasy twist, and who got especially famous after her Southern Vampire Mysteries series was adapted for TV (on HBO!) under the title True Blood.

Another famous series by Charlaine Harris adapted this time for the Hallmark Channel is the Aurora Teagarden series. She also wrote Midnight, Texas (the TV Show was on NBC) among other popular trilogies.

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Dean Koontz Frankenstein Books in Order

Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein Books in Order: How to read Dean Koontz’s thriller series?

  • Carole 

By the man behind Odd Thomas, Jane Hawk and Nameless.

What is Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein Books about?

Presented as a sort of modern updating and sequel to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (though on a superficial level), the Dean Koontz’s Frankenstein series take places in present-day New Orleans.

Victor Frankenstein is still alive, going by another name, and continuing is works. Now, he creates a series of artificial life forms from the ground up, no longer using actual human body parts. Opposed to his activities are his original monster, known as Deucalion and a pair of homicide detectives.

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David Wong Books in Order

David Wong Books in Order (John Dies at the End, Zoey Ashe)

  • Fabien 

All of the books!

Who is David Wong?

Born January 10, 1975, Jason Pargin is an American writer known by his pen name David Wong. Former Executive Editor of Cracked.com, Pargin started to publish his first book as a web serial beginning in 2001.

The success of the online version of John Dies at the end lead to a book deal then to a film adaptation by Don Coscarelli that was released in 2012. Since his first book he wrote more John and Dave books but also a second series.

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The Saga of Larten Crepsley Books in Order

The Saga of Larten Crepsley Books in Order: How to read Darren Shan’s series?

  • Carole 

The Prequel to Cirque du Freak: The Saga of Darren Shan

What is The Saga of Larten Crepsley about?

Before Cirque Du Freak…Before the war with the vampaneze… Before he was a vampire. Larten Crepsley was a boy. This is the Saga of Larten Crepsley telling us the first two hundred years of Larten’s life.

The Saga of Larten Crepsley is a prequel to Cirque du Freak : The Saga of Darren Shan and offers more information on vampires’ society and familiar protagonists.

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