30 Books (1 Series)
Full Series List in Order
The Substitute Creature (Mar-1995)
Billy Baker's Dog Won't Stay Buried (Apr-1995)
My Teacher's a Bug (May-1995)
Where Have All the Parents Gone? (Jul-1995)
Check It Out-And Die! (Sep-1995)
Simon Says, "Croak!" (Nov-1995)
Snow Day (Dec-1995)
Don't Go to the Principal's Office (Mar-1996)
Step on a Crack (May-1996)
The Dead Kid Did It (Jun-1996)
Fly By Night (Jul-1996)
Killer Computer (Aug-1996)
Pet Store (Sep-1996)
Blood Red Eightball (Oct-1996)
Escape from the Haunted Museum (Nov-1996)
We Wish You a Scary Christmas (Dec-1996)
The Monster Channel (Jan-1997)
Mirror, Mirror (Feb-1997)
Boogey's Back for Blood (Mar-1997)
Lights, Camera, Die! (Apr-1997)
Camp Crocodile (May-1997)
Student Exchange (Jun-1997)
Gimme Back My Brain (Jul-1997)
Your Turn - to Scream (Aug-1997)
The Curse of the Cheerleaders (Sep-1997)
Wear and Scare (Oct-1997)
Lizard People (Nov-1997)
Circus F.R.E.A.K.S. (Dec-1997)
My Dentist is a Vampire (Jan-1998)
Saber-Toothed Tiger (Feb-1998)
Book List in Order: 30 titles
The Substitute Creature
Avon launches a perfectly creepy middle grade horror line, Spinetinglers, with an eerie tale about a substitute teacher who's a real monster. There is something very different about Mr. Hiss. It begins when Jace sees him spreading blood on his hands ...
Billy Baker's Dog Won't Stay Buried
Billy Baker's dog is put to sleep at the insistence of a nasty neighbor, but the dog returns from the grave and brings a legion of undead dogs with him. By the author of The Substitute Creature. Original....
My Teacher's a Bug
Ryan's allergy medication enables him to see the teachers in his new school for what they really are: a terrifying army of insects who are putting the town under their evil spell, one kid at a time. Original....
Where Have All the Parents Gone?
SCREAM IF YOU SEE YOUR PARENTS!
Something very weird has happened in the little town of Broxton. All the grownups have suddenly disappeared into the night. Babies are crying. Toddlers are calling for their mommies. And teenagers! -- teenagers are ...
Check It Out-And Die!
Amazed when the strange new librarian, Ms. Gunkel, allows students to read horror books, Charlie and Dustin become alarmed when she introduces her private collection to the library and its readers begin to disappear. Original....
Simon Says, "Croak!"
Beginning classes in a new hometown and sitting at a desk that once belonged to a local troublemaker, newcomer Alexander begins to suspect that the desk is haunted by its late owner when he receives mysterious messages. Original....
Taking refuge in an old farmhouse when their school bus is caught in an unexpected blizzard, a group of students becomes terrified when they see the house's strange, red-eyed portraits just before all the lights go out. Original....
Don't Go to the Principal's Office
The students at Crosswell Elementary School are terrified by their new principal when thunder and lightning shake the building every time he enters it, and rumors credit him with inflicting creepy punishments on disobedient kids. Original....
Step on a Crack
A single student is the only person in town who smells a strange fragrance in the air, notices the pieces of cement that are popping out along the cracks, and hears a pervasive growling sound. Original....
The Dead Kid Did It
Discovering a prank-playing zombie kid in his school locker, Dunning is unable to get anyone to believe his story--or stop blaming him for the pranks--until he meets Kim, a girl who had his locker the previous year. Original....
Fly By Night
Helping a friend locate a missing dog, Ty ventures into a graveyard and unwittingly disturbs the spirits of Mrs. Crow's ancestors, who, Mrs. Crow says, feed on fear and are preparing for the biggest feast of all time. Original....
When her computer is infected by Zippy the virus, who promptly takes over her entire house, young Jenny is shocked when the unplugged Zippy survives and demands that she become his round-the-clock companion. Original....
Moving to a bizarre town after his father accepts a new job, Ben is shocked when he learns that Woofburg is actually ruled by dogs who keep humans as pets, and their chances for escape are lessened by roaming bands of wild humans. Original....
Blood Red Eightball
Craig adores video games, until virtual reality has him fleeing across on a monster pool table, with a giant cueball in pursuit, and his only escape is a plunge into the dark corner pocket, where he comes face-to-face with the pulsing terror of the B...
Jake's boring life turns exciting when he looks at his reflection in a spoon and sees a bizarre being, who talks with him and offers to take away all his worries, but Jake soon realizes that the creature is evil. Original....
Boogey's Back for Blood
Receiving a centuries-old tome from an elderly bookstore owner on his thirteenth birthday, Mike Jacobs recites a few lines from the book and conjures up the Boogeyman, who has been sleeping for four hundred years. Original....
Lights, Camera, Die!
Running the Oddity Theater, the mysterious Mr. Faust plays horror films day and night, inviting youngsters to be special guests only to place them into the dangerous worlds of the on-screen monster movies. Original....
A lakeside summer camp is anything but restful when some of the kids begin disappearing, and when one of the campers swears a giant crocodile is responsible, no one believes him until it is too late. Original....
James becomes convinced that something odd is going on at Westview Elementary School, wondering why Marilyn, a new girl, is wearing a strange pendant, and sets out to investigate when a classmate disappears and a mysterious boy turns up wearing the s...
Gimme Back My Brain
Max offers to help two odd scientists who want to clone his brain, but after the procedure, his brain is transferred to a robot's body, and Max, now trapped inside a robot's body, must find a way to get his brain back into his human body. Original....
On a dare, Michael enters an empty old house and finds himself in a nightmare world where everyone is a lizard, including himself, and he struggles to find his way back home or facing being a lizard forever. Original....
Charlie and Jeanna think it is great fun to dress up as freaks for the school circus play, and when the circus comes to town, they rush down to meet some real circus freaks, but when they become a part of the F.R.E.A.K. show, they find themselves in ...
My Dentist is a Vampire
Brian enters a new realm of terror when he visits the dentist's office and is strapped to the chair, while eerie music wafts through the air, and when he breaks his restraints and tries to escape, he encounters vampire bats, centipedes, skeletons, an...
Slowly losing his grip on reality, Alan overhears three ferocious felines discussing the main course du jour--his neighbor--and when he discovers that she has disappeared, he realizes that he is the next item on the menu. Original....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
M.T. Coffin has published 30 books.
M.T. Coffin does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Saber-Toothed Tiger, was published in February 1998.
The first book by M.T. Coffin, The Substitute Creature, was published in March 1995.
Yes. M.T. Coffin has 1 series.