Young Adult Fiction. HTML: This case has teeth! The good news is vampires aren't real. The bad news is you can't believe the news. After solving the Deadwood ghost story, Nick lands a job as a roving reporter for The Cool Ghoul Gazette, a website on paranormal disturbances. When the editor sends Nick to investigate a murder, Nick finds a corpse sporting fangs, bite marks, and a gaping hole in its chest, courtesy of a wooden stake. Will Nick unravel the truth behind the 'blood covenant,' or will his new job suck the life out of him? Nick Caden has a 'supernatural' knack for finding trouble. He's a normal fourteen-year-old who attracts ghosts, vampires, and the undead ---or so it seems. But Nick's relentless search for truth leads him into worlds of darkness with grave consequences, where the dead, dying, and deranged walk ... on really hot coals..