Gustav Gloom and the Nightmare Vault

Gustav Gloom and the Nightmare Vault

By Adam-Troy Castro; Kristen Margiotta (Illustrator)

Grosset & Dunlap, Hardcover, 9780448458342, 232pp.

Publication Date: April 18, 2013

Hugo Award nominee Adam-Troy Castro's exciting new world full of shadows and mystery grows in book 2 of the "Gustav Gloom "series. In "Gustav Gloom and the Nightmare Vault," Fernie and Gustav find themselves battling another shadowy foe The Shadow Eater. He is after one thing, The Nightmare Vault, which his master, the evil Lord Obsidian will use to unleash the most terrifying and threatening shadows into the world. As Fernie and Gustav race to stop the Shadow Eater, Fernie learns about Gustav's mysterious past and just what happened to his missing parents.
Featuring a unique paper-over-board cover and beautifully dark full page illustrations by Kristen Margiotta, "Gustav Gloom "is sure to be a hit with fans who, like Fernie, love a little darkness in their lives.

About the Author
Adam-Troy Castro's twenty-five books include the Philip K. Dick Award winning EMISSARIES FROM THE DEAD, first of three featuring the brilliant and tormented trouble-shooter, Andrea Cort. His short fiction has been nominated for two Hugos, three Stokers, and eight Nebulas. Adam's next major project is a series of middle-grade novels featuring a very strange young boy named Gustav Gloom. The first of these is GUSTAV GLOOM AND THE PEOPLE TAKER, set for release from Grossett and Dunlap in August. Adam lives in Miami with his wife Judi and a trio of insane cats who include Uma Furman and Meow Farrow.