Picture Books


Valentina’s Spooky Adventures is a series of picture book featuring Valentina, a young vampire girl. Valentina’s family moves into a gigantic, ancient mansion, but turns out they’re not the only monsters inhabiting the mansion…

The first three books in the series, Valentina and the Haunted Mansion, Valentina and the Whackadoodle Witch and Valentina and the Masked Mummy are available in eBook, paperback and hardcover format from all online retailers.

Valentina and the Haunted Mansion is also available in Spanish.

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Chapter Books


Weirdville is a series of chapter books set in the fictional town of Weirdville, where strange and eerie things happen. All books can be read as stand-alone books, because they feature different characters. Read more about Weirdville here.

Sally Sleuth is a series of chapter books about fourth-grader Sally who doubles as a detective solving crimes. Read more about Sally Sleuth here.

Who says cats can’t be detectives? That’s certainly the case for Snoebels, Cat Detective, a detective extraordinary based on a real life cat. Read more about Snoebels, Cat Detective here.

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Young Adult


In the Mirrorland series, sixteen-year-old Piper and her friends must deal with haunted mirrors and ancient curses, while they fight off creatures from a nightmare world. The first two books, Fractured and Reflected have been released. The third book, Shattered, is planned to release in 2017. Read more about this series here.

In the Angel of Death Series, Riley finds out she’s a halfling Angel of Death. She must learn to control her new supernatural abilities, and fast, because her town is plagued by a series of mysterious deaths. The first two books have been released and the third book, Angel Assassin, will release in 2017. Read more about this series here.

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About The Author



ajanka Verstraete is a twenty-four-year-old law and criminology student. Writing is her passion, and has been ever since she learned how to read.

She writes about all things supernatural for children of all ages. She’s tried to write contemporary novels before, but something paranormal always manages to crawl in.

She’s the author of a picture book series called Valentina’s Spooky Adventures and a lower grade chapter book series Weirdville.

She is also working on two young adult series: Mirrorland and the Angel of Death Series. The first books of both series have been released, and the sequels will be released in 2015. All her books are available from online retailers in eBook and paperback formats.

She also writes paranormal fiction for adults as M. Verstraete.

All Books

More about my picture books here.

More about my chapter books books here.

More about my YA Books here.

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