American Chillers author
American Chillers and Michigan Chillers are a series of horror novels for children written by author Johnathan Rand. The series started in February 2000 as a Michigan-only series and expanded to a national focus in December 2001 with Michigan Mega-Monsters. According to the author, the American Chillers book series will continue through all fifty states.
Ohio]] (2002): A brother and a sister find magical artifacts and must keep them safe from ogres who will use them to destroy the world.
- #3 Florida Fog Phantoms (2002): Three children must escape a cloud of fog, and the phantoms within it, or they will become trapped in it forever.
- #4 New York Ninjas (2002): A magical mask must be protected by three friends, or else the world will be destroyed by a group of ghost ninjas.
- #5 Terrible Tractors of Texas (2002): Farm equipment comes to life and attempts to destroy a boy and his cousin on a farm.
- #6 (2002): A girl offers to watch her friend's iguanas, but these iguanas are huge, and invisible.
- #7 (2002): A group of friends discover werewolves are real with the help of a librarian.
- #8 (2003): Aliens take control of mannequins to take over the world, and they have already taken over the Mall of America, trapping two friends inside.
- #9 (2003): An angry toy maker wants revenge on a rival by framing him for the destruction of Indiana by an army of robotic locusts.
- #10 (2003): Three kids who step into a supposedly haunted house late at night may never come out thanks to a boy who died years and years ago.
- #11 (2003): Three teens must survive one night in the wilderness with the world's deadliest snake on the loose.
- #12 (2003): The doll that belonged to a ghostly child may help her dead spirit have revenge on an innocent young girl.
- #13 (2004): Unless two young video game addicts can stop them, an army of vampires from a video game could escape into reality.
- #14 (2004): When a condor attacks two kids in the Californian woods, they have no idea what they are in for.
- #15 (2004): Three friends meet a man who is attempting to make corn grow faster and get bigger. The problem is nightcrawlers have eaten it and grow as long as buses, posing a threat to human lives.
- #16 (2005): Aliens disguised as normal people are going to conquer the Earth if two friends do not get in the way.
- #17 (2005): A boy places a toy similar to Sea Monkeys in water mixed with fertilizer. The toy grows to be a very large, very aggressive, semi aquatic monster.
- #18 (2006): A group of robbers will take thousands of dollars in artwork if three kids on a field trip do not stop them in time. (Note that although the events in the previous book were never mentioned, the main character was a side character in South Carolina Sea Creatures.)
- #19 (2006): A group of friends have to stop dragons from conquering a fantasy world, as well as ours.
- #20 (2007): A brother and sister on a camping trip in the Montana wilderness soon discover a herd of aggressive subterranean mammoths that evolved after the ice age.
- #21 (November 15, 2007): Three friends must help a toy maker whose experimentation with a new type of battery turned his toys into monsters.
- #22 (2007): After a kid sees a UFO over a resort, giant, mutant, laser-shooting jellyfish destroy a water park. (Note that although the events in the last book are never mentioned, the main character was a character in Terrifying Toys of Tennessee.
- #23 (February 28, 2008): After accidentally breaking a scientist's window, two friends offer to repay him by cleaning his lab windows. They find themselves going back in time after he completes a time travel invention experiment. The experiment works, but brings back three unwanted guests.
- #24 (May 1, 2008): After moving into a new house, a girl is plagued by visions that only she can see, and who can also see her.
- #25 (December 28, 2008): Three friends go boating on a freshwater lake, but this particular lake is the hunting ground of a 60 ft long prehistoric...