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Christopher Pike
Born Kevin Christopher McFadden
November 12, 1955 (1955-11-12) (age 65)
New York, New York
Occupation Author
Period 1985–present
Genre Horror, thriller, science fiction, young adult

Kevin Christopher McFadden (born November 12, 1955) known by his pen name Christopher Pike is an American author. He is a bestselling author of young adult and children's fiction.

Works

Young adult fiction

  • Slumber Party (1985)
  • Weekend (1986)
  • The Tachyon Web (1986)
  • Last Act (1988)
  • Spellbound (1988)
  • Gimme a Kiss (1988)
  • Scavenger Hunt (1989)
  • Remember Me (1989)
  • Fall into Darkness (1990)
  • See You Later (1990)
  • Witch (1990)
  • Whisper of Death (1991)
  • Die Softly (1991)
  • Bury Me Deep (1991)
  • Master of Murder (1992)
  • Monster (1992)
  • Road to Nowhere (1993)
  • The Eternal Enemy (1993)
  • The Immortal (1993)
  • The Wicked Heart (1993)
  • The Midnight Club (1994)
  • The Lost Mind (1995)
  • The Visitor (1995)
  • The Starlight Crystal (1996)
  • The Star Group (1997)
  • Execution of Innocence (1997)
  • Hollow Skull (1998)
  • Magic Fire (1999)
  • The Grave (1999)
  • The Secret of Ka (2010)
  • To Die For – Omnibus collects Slumber Party and Weekend (2010)
  • Bound to You – Omnibus collects Spellbound and See You Later (2012)
  • Witch World (2012)
  • Black Knight - [Witch World 2] (2014)
  • Strange Girl (2015)

Series

Cheerleaders
  • Cheerleaders #2: Getting Even (1985)

(Christopher Pike only wrote one book in this forty-seven book series. Other writers of this series include Caroline B. Cooney and Diane Hoh.)

Slumber Party & Weekend
  • Slumber Party (1985)
  • Weekend (1986)
  • To Die For - Omnibus, collects Slumber Party & Weekend (2010)
Chain Letter
  • Chain Letter (1986)
  • Chain Letter 2: The Ancient Evil (1992)
  • Chained Together – Omnibus, collects Chain Letter 1 and 2. (1994)
Final Friends
  • Final Friends 1: The Party (1988)
  • Final Friends 2: The Dance (1988)
  • Final Friends 3: The Graduation (1989)
  • Final Friends Trilogy – Omnibus, collects Final Friends 1, 2 and 3 (1999)
  • Until the End – Omnibus, collects Final Friends 1, 2 and 3 (2011)
Remember Me (book series)
  • Remember Me (1989) <3
  • Remember Me 2: The Return (1994) <3
  • Remember Me 3: The Last Story (1995) <3
  • Remember Me – Omnibus, collects Remember Me 1, 2 and 3 (2010) <3
The Last Vampire
  • The Last Vampire (1994)
  • The Last Vampire 2: Black Blood (1994)
  • The Last Vampire 3: Red Dice (1995)
  • The Last Vampire 4: Phantom (1996)
  • The Last Vampire 5: Evil Thirst (1996)
  • The Last Vampire 6: Creatures of Forever (1996)
  • The Last Vampire 7: The Eternal Dawn (2010)
  • The Last Vampire 8: The Shadow of Death (2011)
  • The Last Vampire 9: The Sacred Veil (2013)
Thirst (omnibus editions of The Last Vampire)
  • Thirst No. 1 – Omnibus collects The Last Vampire 1, 2 and 3. (2009)
  • Thirst No. 2 – Omnibus collects The Last Vampire 4, 5 and 6. (2010)
  • Thirst No. 3The Last Vampire 7: The Eternal Dawn (2010)
  • Thirst No. 4The Last Vampire 8: The Shadow of Death (2011)
  • Thirst No. 5The Last Vampire 9: The Sacred Veil (March 5, 2013)
  • Thirst No. 6 (TBA) (In August 2016, Pike said that this book will be self-published when it is finished.)
  • Thirst No. 7 (TBA) (In August 2016, Pike said that this book will be self-published when it is finished.)
  • Thirst No. 8 (TBA) (In November 2016, Pike mentioned he had been working on both book 7 and book 8. He has declared that this book would be the "definite conclusion" of the series. This book, like 6 and 7, will also be self-published, not available in books stores, but only to order online)
Spooksville
  • Spooksville – series of 24 children's books (1995–1998)
Alosha
  • Alosha (2004) (An animated movie version was in development, according to Pike's Facebook page.)
  • The Shaktra (2005)
  • The Yanti (2006)
  • Nemi (TBA) (According to Pike, the book is complete, though will only be released if the movie adaptation of Alosha goes well.)

Short stories

  • Tales of Terror – Six original short stories, includes a Master of Murder sequel: The Fan from Hell (1997)
  • Tales of Terror #2 – Five original short stories, includes a Master of Murder sequel: The Burning Witch (1998)

Anthologies

  • Thirteen: 13 Tales of Horror by 13 Masters of Horror – ed. T. Pines; contains Pike's stories Collect Call and Collect Call 2: The Black Walker (1991)
  • 666: The Number of the Beast – contains Pike's story Saving Face (2007)
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