K. Osborn Sullivan's first novel is the hilarious and exciting young adult fantasy, Stones of Abraxas. Since the book's original release, Kim has won praise from readers and reviewers alike for creating likeable characters, nonstop action, and overall great fantasy. She also writes nonfiction for teens, and both fiction and nonfiction for adults.
Kim grew up on the Southwest side of Chicago, and now lives near Atlanta, Georgia with her family and an assortment of rescued cats. She holds a Ph.D. in political science and has spent many years as a college instructor.
For more information about K. Osborn Sullivan and her work, including excerpts and some admittedly lousy advice for students and aspiring writers, please visit www.KOsbornSullivan.com.
David Stanhope is an average twelve-year-old.
His two best friends are geeks, he drives his older sister crazy, and his parents are dragging him to a broken-down cabin in the woods for summer vacation.
But there’s a secret lurking in the attic of David’s house. A secret that could thrust two worlds into a black pit of evil and despair, should it fall into the wrong hands.
Maybe David’s not so average after all...
Join David Stanhope and his sister Amanda as they discover the magical world of Abraxas and try to escape the clutches of a centuries-old Black Magician bent on destroying them.
With danger and deceit around every corner, plus huge talking frogs, hungry vampires, a harpy who cheats at cards, and Lucy the Moat Monster, the World of Abraxas will keep you turning pages long after the lights were supposed to be out.
If a bigfoot dies in the forest, but no one is there to see, does it still leave a body? Sixteen-year-old Piper O'Connell knows the answer is yes, and it's her responsibility to dispose of those bodies before they are discovered by human hunters. While other girls her age are focused on school and friends, Piper is racing the clock in a perilous effort to keep a legendary species from destruction.
Why would a 150-year-old gravestone not have a date of death carved on it? That's the mystery Vivien and her little brother Boris set out to solve during the summer they lived at Catesville Cemetery. Can a 150-year-old woman still be alive? Did someone simply forget to add the year of death? Or, as Boris believes, did the woman become a vampire who's still prowling the graveyard?
Angie Sterling's new Victorian fixer-upper was cheap, so she jumped in with both feet. When the disturbances start, it becomes clear that Angie got more than she bargained for. Could the neighbors be right about a ghost driving out the previous owners? Or is another danger lurking in the turn-of-the-century home?
World of Abraxas Series: Book Two
When David Stanhope and his sister Amanda unearthed a mysterious ruby in their family's attic last summer, it launched them on the adventure of a lifetime. A year later, they're back home, trying to lead normal lives. Until one day a knock at the door forces them back into dangerous power struggles in the magical world of Abraxas.
David Stanhope thinks he's an average twelve-year-old, but then he discovers a secret lurking in his attic that transports him to the magical world of Abraxas. And when he learns that an evil sorcerer is hunting him, it becomes clear that David's not so average after all. Book 1 in the World of Abraxas Series