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If you like the Midnight Crossroads series

If you like the Midnight Crossroads series

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Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris
Welcome to Midnight, Texas, a town with many boarded-up windows and few full-time inhabitants, located at the crossing of Witch Light Road and Davy Road. It's a pretty standard dried-up western town. There's a pawnshop (someone lives in the basement and is seen only at night). There's a diner (people who are just passing through tend not to linger). And there's new resident Manfred Bernardo, who thinks he's found the perfect place to work in private (and who has secrets of his own). Stop at the one traffic light in town, and everything looks normal. Stay awhile, and learn the truth. (catalog summary)

Midnight, Texas is an upcoming American drama television series set to be broadcast on NBC as a midseason entry to the 2016–17 network television schedule. The series is based on the book series of the same name by author Charlaine Harris, who also created the books True Blood is based on.

Did you like Midnight Crossroad? Check out the other titles in the series, along with addtional, spooky book titles.

Day Shift by Charlaine HarrisNight Shift by Charlaine Harris


Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia

Beautiful Creatures
by Kami Garcia

In a small South Carolina town, where it seems little has changed since the Civil War, sixteen-year-old Ethan is powerfully drawn to Lena, a new classmate with whom he shares a psychic connection and whose family hides a dark secret that may be revealed on her sixteenth birthday. (catalog summary)
 

 


Burning Water by Mercedes Lackey


Burning Water
by Mercedes Lackey

Discovering that local cattle mutilations and a series of ritualistic murders are the work of a risen Aztec god, Guardian witch Diana Tregarde and psychic police detective Mark Valdez team up to protect the human race. (catalog summary)
 

 


Compulsion by Martina Boone

Compulsion by Martina Boone

After the death of her disfigured, shut-in mother, Barrie Watson moves to her aunt's South Carolina plantation, which is guarded by an ancient spirit who cursed one of the island's three founding families and gave the others magical gifts that become compulsions. (catalog summary)
 

 


Dead Witch Walking by Kim Harrison


Dead Witch Walking
by Kim Harrison

Sexy bounty hunter and witch Rachel Morgan prowls the dark streets of Cincinnati, keeping tabs on the vampires and other creatures of the supernatural who prey on the city's innocent and vulnerable inhabitants. (catalog summary)
 

 


Moon Called by Patricia BriggsMoon Called by Patricia Briggs

Mercy Thompson is a shapeshifter, and while she was raised by werewolves, she can never be one of them, especially after the pack ran her off for having a forbidden love affair. So she's turned her talent for fixing cars into a business and now runs a one-woman mechanic shop in the Tri-Cities area of Washington State. But Mercy's two worlds are colliding. A half-starved teenage boy arrives at her shop looking for work, only to reveal that he's a newly changed werewolf—on the run and desperately trying to control his animal instincts. Mercy asks her neighbor Adam Hauptman, the Alpha of the local werewolf pack, for assistance. But Mercy's act of kindness has unexpected consequences that leave her no choice but to seek help from those she once considered family—the werewolves who abandoned her . . .(catalog summary)
 


My Best Friend's Exorcism: A Novel by Grady Hendrix
My Best Friend's Exorcism: A Novel
by Grady Hendrix

1988. Charleston, South Carolina. High school sophomores Abby and Gretchen have been best friends since fourth grade. But after an evening of skinny-dipping goes disastrously wrong, Gretchen begins to act—different. She's moody. She's irritable. And bizarre incidents keep happening whenever she's nearby. Abby's investigation leads her to some startling discoveries—and by the time their story reaches its terrifying conclusion, the fate of Abby and Gretchen will be determined by a single question: Is their friendship powerful enough to beat the devil? (catalog summary) Read a review on My Best Friend's Exorcism here.

 


Red Rain by R.L. Stine

Red Rain by R.L. Stine

In the aftermath of a hurricane from which she barely escapes while on a small island off the coast of South Carolina, travel writer Lea Sutter impulsively adopts a pair of orphaned twin boys against the wishes of her family before encountering the twins' sinister natures. (catalog summary)
 

 


The Unseen by Heather Graham

The Unseen by Heather Graham

When San Antonio becomes a dumping ground for the battered bodies of young women, Texas Ranger Logan Raintree must use his powerful ability to commune with the dead and lead a brand-new group of elite paranormal investigators to solve this disturbing case. (catalog summary)

 

 


Would-be Witch by Kimberly Frost

Would-be Witch by Kimberly Frost

The family magic seems to have skipped a generation with Tammy Jo Trask. All she gets are a few untimely visits from long-dead, smart-mouthed family ghost Edie. But when her locket—an heirloom that happens to hold Edie's soul—is stolen in the middle of a town-wide crime spree, it's time for Tammy to find her inner witch. (catalog summary)