Book List in Order: 11 titles

  • From award-winning author P.W. Catanese comes the second fast-paced thriller about a twelve-year-old boy who must protect the kinder, gentler underworld from returning to its previous terrifying incarnation. After being rescued from a fiery death ...


  • From award-winning author P.W. Catanese comes a fascinating novel about a twelve-year-old boy who must prevent the new kinder, gentler underworld from returning to its previous terrifying incarnation. Twelve-year-old Donny Taylor was rescued from ...


  • The adventures of Happenstance and Umber reach their epic, surprising, and emotional conclusion in this gripping end to a critically acclaimed series. As Happenstance struggles to master his unusual abilities, he realizes that time is running out -- ...


  • A surprise visitor to the Aerie provides devastating news about Happenstance’s past -- but it’s the future that Hap and Umber need to contend with. Their journeys take them on a risky trip to the Inferno to retrieve key pages of Umber’s researc...


  • Master storyteller P.W. Catanese begins the Books of Umber trilogy with Happenstance Found -- now available in paperback -- when twelve-year-old Happenstance awakens in a cave with no memory of who he is or how he came to be there. Lord Umber and his...


  • Riddle me this: A gnome suddenly appears.with a proposition for a young boy -- "Help me and I'll cure your curse." Twelve-year-old Tom lives alone on an island in the middle of a river. Nobody dares approach him because the boy is cursed -- he bring...


  • Everyone has heard the story -- the dwarves, the talking mirror, the evil witch. But this tale doesn't belong to Snow White anymore.... Bert and Will, the twin sons of the baron of Ambercrest, are best friends. They do everything together and can't ...


  • When a stranger knocks on his door and promises to lead him to hidden treasure, twelve-year-old Rudi is skeptical. And he's even more suspicious when the stranger proclaims that the jewels belonged to the legendary Hansel. Sure, Rudi's heard stories:...


  • "Seven at one blow!" That's what they say about the Brave Little Tailor -- he killed seven foes with one blow. But no one can prove it's even true. Besides, that took place a long time ago, and the Brave Little Tailor is now an old man. So what happe...






  • Everyone knows the story of Jack and the beanstalk. Everyone also knows that Jack's little adventure made him a very rich man. But what they don't know is what happened a long time after Jack.... That's where Nick comes in. Orphaned and desperate, ...