A Pact with Demons conjures a vibrant world alive with demons and fairytale creatures. Tales of love and yearning mingle with folkloric magic to create a humorous and profound mosaic of the human heart.
Almon Campbell's mother stepped on a cat's tail. Now, the cat expects Almon's soul as penance. If he agrees, he will unlock clues to a mystery from his mother's past. Who is the cat? And what happened at Tarago Bridge between the matriarch and the feline that mandates his soul as payment?
Almon Campbell is left with his greatest mystery yet. How was he late to detention? He is convinced that someone is manipulating time to sabotage his good standing in the community. But why? A mysterious young woman and the campus of Laidlaw Academy hold the clues. Almon must redeem himself or risk becoming a delinquent.
Two bridges connect two towns. Once a year, a tree burns from twilight to midnight. Almon Campbell has always ignored the burning tree. However, during this year's Twilight Festival, he will investigate the tale of two bridges and the burning tree between them.
Princess Inoue wakes up to a troubling mystery. Almon won't wake up. What's happened to sink her dear friend into a never-ending abyss? She must probe his past, present, and future to save him before he slips into darkness forever.
A nun swears that God gave her a vision. Was she hallucinating? Almon Campbell must learn the truth. Hidden in the mystery is the key to his own survival. He will have to piece together new research about a dark moment in New Haven's history to make his greatest deduction yet. His life depends on it. What has happened to send Almon on a quest for his life?
Almon Campbell does something he never thought he would do. He's socializing. With his peers. At the spring social. However, a tedious day with his classmates will become a race against time when a curse is cast over the whole class. His entire generation may be bad company, but he will still attempt to save them.
Almon Campbell has a lunch date with Princess Inoue. He will visit the mysterious Kenja Fields for the first time. Unfortunately, he arrives to find a supernatural mystery that could destroy their friendship. What is Princess's mother hiding?
Almon Campbell is about to reach the finish line. He will finally uncover the ultimate mystery behind the demonic curses that have plagued his school. Or will he? So close to the final revelation, he stands at a crossroads. He will have to decide which path to walk, and who he wants to be.
Almon Campbell visits the town of Walkona. This serene haven was established on a lie. A girl is missing. A mystery surrounds the police force. This small town has no major crimes on its record, but everyone seems afraid. Almon will have to resist the urge to stick his nose where it doesn't belong if he wants a chance to be normal. Spoiler alert: He can't.
The town of Walkona thought they could sacrifice one of their own. Almon Campbell begged to differ. And he isn't done with this small town yet. He plans on reaching even deeper into their secrets, but what will he do with the truth, assuming he can find it?
Almon Campbell is on a quest. He and his talking cat, Felesinfern, are hunting dragons in the woods. However, Almon encounters a mysterious stranger who is in the forest for his own dark reason. Is this stranger a new friend or a new enemy? He will lead Almon down a rabbit hole of seemingly impossible deductions, revelations, and danger.
Almon Campbell has what appears to be a crisis of conscience. He left a group of innocents in the lair of an evil witch. When one who escaped her clutches asks for help in freeing the others, he'll be put in the position of doing the impossible. He'll have to come to terms with an out of control demon and try to be a hero. If he doesn't, he may lose a friend.
Almon Campbell receives a mysterious invitation only to be locked in a room with two of his peers. He can't help but sense a hidden force behind his troubles. A secret society on campus, an even more secret gathering of students, and his fox demon is missing... Can Almon put the pieces of the puzzle together?
Princess Inoue reveals a horrifying secret, a secret that has left her troubled and afraid. Now, she must overcome her fear and travel to a forbidden place to unravel a mystery. Where has her best friend gone?
Lowen Shoby buries his feelings deep in his heart. He lives always afraid of disappointing his parents. And now he needs to get rid of a monster before he can truly be happy. Sometimes, the greatest secrets to life are not revealed like bombs dropping. Sometimes, they are as quiet as a pin dropping.
The church bazaar is finally here! Almon Campbell has had a long week, but he finally gets to find hidden treasures at the yearly event. Unfortunately, everything goes wrong. A demon rebels. A crime is committed. All of Almon's plans for the bazaar and his life are thrown in the air. Where will the pieces land?