Enter a world of exciting original fiction, interactive puzzles and intriguing non-fiction as the Book of Bad Things takes readers on a wild, information-rich ride through history's sinister side. Click on the sample spread above to learn more about the book's features.

Musical Madness
Beak of Putrefaction was a 2004 record by American death metal band, Hatebeak. They unusually featured a Congo African Grey parrot, called Waldo, on vocals.

The Kraken
A sea monster which according to sailors’ legend in Norway was so large that it was sometimes mistaken as a suddenly-appearing island.