The Nocturnal Academies are schools for supernatural creatures, such as vampires, weres, shifters, tree spirits and elementals, Here they are trained to fight invaders from the Immaterium, a dark, insubstantial realm of imps and demons.
Alice Dibble is accepted into the Nocturnal Academy, a school for supernaturals. She is both overjoyed and horrified to discover that she is a vampire. To make things more interesting her enemy, Toby Thompson, has also been selected, and he is a werewolf. Before Alice can start at the school she must come to terms with her new identity, defeat Toby’s old bully friends and expose a local coven.
Alice Dibble starts her first term at the Nocturnal Academy, and discovers the school is not what she expected at all. There are bullies, snobby girls and a teacher who seems to be trying to kill her...
Alice Dibble returns to the Nocturnal Academy for her second year to find that the ghost Baron Falkenstein has been made Vice Principal. He has all sorts of nasty plans lined up the school, which he believes is suffering such a bad reputation because of a serious decline in discipline.
The mysterious Church of the Stigmata have set up in Appleton and are actively recruiting new followers. They appear to want to close the Nocturnal Academy down, but are really after something else, an extremely powerful tome of Magick hidden within the school.
In the sequel to Nocturnal Academy 6, two groups are in a desperate race against time to stop the evil demon lord Oradhur from reaching the Nocturnal Academy’s echo on the Astral Plane and stealing the Da Vinci Codex.
While Alice and her father are visiting the newly reopened Appleton Museum, Alice notices a dedication plaque on the wall from something called the Lonely House Foundation. She remembers the Lonely House from her run with Andre and the Nocturnal Academy teachers through the Astral Plane, where they helped to close a rift to the Immaterium.
Nocturnal Academy principal Madam Nocturna has tasked Quincy Darkchilde, the new Professor of Magick, and Marco Cazadora the half-elf Jesuit, to figure out how the mysterious Mirror of Albiroth really works. Meanwhile, Millicent Jorgenson sees something disturbing in the school library. Unfortunately she can’t bring herself to report it to Madam Nocturna, and more strange events follow.
Finally, the Australian Nocturnal Academy has won the rights to host the 312th Nightmare Games – a gruelling series of contests designed to pit supernaturals against each other and test their abilities to the ultimate limit.
For many years the old Siberian Nocturnal Academy was thought to have been destroyed during the great Tunguska explosion of 1908. However, recently the principal of the new Russian Academy, Professor Bukarev, discovered it was actually dragged into the Immaterium by the dark realm’s self-styled king, the Demon Lord Abraxas, and languishes there still.
Necronis the Unmaker is coming. He is clawing open the Wall of Fire and influencing the entire Immaterium. Thousands of celestials have formed a barrier in front of him, but despite their combined wills the Dark God will soon rip the hole large enough to step through.
When he breaks free, he will tear the universe apart.
Necronis the Unmaker is now only days away from tearing open the Wall of Fire. The hordes of imps and demons surrounding the breach are glorying in his imminent arrival. But the mysterious newcomer to the Nocturnal Academy, the eccentric Rhys Kelly, has an insane plan to close the breach that he believes just might work.
All contact with the newest Nocturnal Academy, located on the moon, has been lost. A rescue team was sent in to find out what happened, but it disappeared as well. Nocturnal Councillor, Lord Harmon Eldritch, is at his wits’ end and calls the one person he genuinely believes can help. Unfortunately, Professor Abbacus has also vanished without trace.
All communication with the Nocturnal Moonbase has been lost, and the rescue party sent to investigate has not returned. A second party is collected and includes Professor Abbacus, Alice and Andre. They travel to the Moonbase to find it airless but not abandoned. A nasty surprise within awaits.
Professor Albrecht Longenfang steps through the Great Cosmic Mirror to the Magick Earth, his mission to track down the alternate version of his lost love, Vulpina Vixen. He knows it’s a one-way trip and a silly idea as Vulpina is currently with Tobias, the alternate version of Toby Thompson, but he has to try.
Dark things are massing from the remotest corners of the Immaterum, where the realm fractures and merges with other inhospitable regions. These are the lost and insane; demons, spirits and ancient gods without names or worshippers. Something is calling and uniting them with deadly purpose.
Visitors are coming to the Nocturnal Academy. Some good, some bad, some old and some new. All are seeking something to make their lives complete; food, solace, their only offspring and bloody revenge. Which one will succeed?
Bethelrath is dead, the church knight has been banished and the Australian Nocturnal Academy is without a principal or a vice principal.
The school is also exposed to the public. The Nocturnal Council has to step in and take control before too much damage is caused.