Shivers, Scares, and Goosebumps
Written and Illustrated by Vonnie Winslow Crist
Spooky short tales to chill you to you bones!
"As a writer, editor, and artist, Vonnie is a gem of our science fiction-fantasy community."
~ Tom M. Doyle, award-winning author
Coming September 3, 2022 to paperback and Kindle
This book is appropriate for ages 6 and up.
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Herein lies twenty-six stories.

Twenty-six stories originating from myths, folklore, fairytales, urban legends, and personal experiences.

Twenty-six stories that include strange animals, odd humans, holiday spooks, and classic monsters.

Twenty-six stories that will chill you to your bones!

With vivid illustrations by the author herself, plunge into a world of the mysterious, the strange, the weird, and the downright scary! Get your flashlight out and burrow under the covers. We know you'll giggle with fright at these fascinating scary tales!

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Releasing September 3
International Vulture Awareness Day
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About the Author

Born in the Year of the Dragon, Vonnie Winslow Crist, MS Professional Writing, has had a lifelong interest in reading, writing, art, science fiction, myth, fairytales, folklore, and legends. An award-winning author and illustrator, she is a member of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, Horror Writers Association, Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators, and National League of American Pen Women. Her speculative stories and poems have been published in Italy, Spain, Finland, Germany, India, Australia, Japan, Canada, the UK, and USA.

A cloverhand who believes the world is still filled with mystery, magic, and miracles, she loves to hear from readers at conventions, conferences, and online. Visit her website at or connect with her on Facebook via Vonnie Winslow Crist - Author & Illustrator.

Praise for Vonnie Winslow Crist's work
Shivers, Scares, and Goosebumps

"Vonnie Winslow Crist's tales are precisely aimed at pre- and early teens for late night reads before bed, sleepovers, or campouts, and wow, do they hit the mark. These tales are a superb bridge between fairytales and mainstream speculative fiction, written for youngsters with vivid imaginations who love to be frightened. Shivers, Scares, and Goosebumps should be on the shelves of every cool parent or grandparent; I certainly wish it was when I was a young boy. Will I be reading these stories to my grandchildren? You bet I will!"

~ Tony Tremblay, author of The Moore House and Do Not Weep For Me

"Do you dare to be a little bit scared? Come along, it will happen, and it won't be just a little bit! Lots of wondrously illustrated stories await, challenged you all the way to their endings - and beyond. I loved them all.

"I enjoyed Shivers, Scares, and Goosebumps so much, I read it in one day! The black and white renderings are simply brilliant! I am sure the child who gets this book will treasure it - especially when it's time to turn off the lights and tell scary stories. Of course, you need a little kid beside you for the 'GOT YOU' parts!

"Crist's poems were a treat and enhance the reading. Poetry should be in every child's reading library. I loved that she included folklore and stories inspired by tales from other countries. Not to mention, of course, her own 'real' stories, too."

~ Marge Simon, Bram Stoker Award-winning author of Vampires, Zombies & Wanton Souls

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"Vonnie Winslow Crist is a chameleon of a writer - as a reader, you never know where her tales will take you - yet there's always one thing you can count on: top-notch storytelling."

~ Richard Chizmar, New York Times bestselling author of the Gwendy's Button Box Trilogy and The Girl on the Porch

As a writer, editor, and artist, Vonnie is a gem of our science fiction-fantasy community."

~ Tom M. Doyle, award-winning author of the American Craft series, Border Crosser, and The Wizard of Macatawa