Christine Verstraete is an award-winning journalist and author who enjoys writing in all genres - and putting a little "scare" in her writing. Her fiction has appeared in a number of anthologies including Happy Homicides 3, Young Adventurers: Heroes, Explorers & Swashbucklers, Zen of the Dead, Baby Shoes: 100 Stories by 100 Authors, and Timeshares and Steampunked from DAW Books.
She is author of the young adult book, GIRL Z: My Life as a Teenage Zombie and her latest, Lizzie Borden, Zombie Hunter.
She also enjoys collecting and creating in miniature, and is author of Dollhouse Decor & More, and IN MINIATURE STYLE II. See some of her collection and news at her website, http://cverstraete.com or visit her blog, http://girlzombieauthors.blogspot.com.
In the zombie short story CHANGES, A GIRL Z Prequel, Spence’s “perfect” job is anything but. He escapes a living dead nightmare when his co-workers turn into flesh-eating monsters. As the plague spreads, Spence heads home hoping to see his family one last time... if he can make it. This is a short fiction prequel to the book, GIRL Z: My Life as a Teenage Zombie.
It's not all Fa-la-la and Ho-Ho-Ho at the North Pole Compound when Santa's elves find someone's stolen the gifts! Can Chief Elf Investigator Finius Flaherty crack the case by Dec. 24th and save Christmas?? A fun, holiday crime story for all ages!
Sam, her BFF Lita, and a mischievous Dachshund named Petey, face a cranky housekeeper, a dog-hating gardener, and an ancient family curse as they search for a missing miniature replica of Van Gogh's famous painting, "Starry Night."
Can Sam find the miniature painting in time?
Will she and Lita go home forever friends--or enemies?
2009 Eppie Award finalist for Best YA/Children's eBook
Published: May 11, 2010.
Fiction » Horror » General
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Maria's family had a secret: an ancient tradition she'd always thought was nothing more than superstition.
Then her little girl fell ill.
Now, just like her mother and grandmother before her, Maria vowed to do anything to save her daughter--even the one thing she feared most.