Chris Grabenstein

A Peek at the Creative Space of Chris Grabenstein

The gentleman to the left may look friendly and charming, but he’s also the mastermind behind some spooky, creepy stories including The Crossroads and The Hanging Hill which are both part of the Haunted Places Mystery series, as well as several mystery/thriller titles for adults. His books have been lauded by critics with The Crossroads winning The Anthony Award for Best Children’s/Young Adult novel and The Hanging Hill winning the 2010 Agatha Award. His latest book in the Haunted Places Mystery series for young readers is The Smoky Corridor and will be available in stores this week. All three books feature Zack Jennings and his dog Zipper and their unfortunate run-ins with ghosts and zombies.… Read the rest