InCryptid Series by Seanan McGuire

4.04 · 342 ratings
  • One Hell of a Ride (InCryptid #0.02)

    One Hell of a Ride (InCryptid #0.02)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 11 ratings · published 2012

    After a rather...eventful...visit to Tempe, Arizona, Jonathan Healy wants nothing more than to return to his home in Buckley Township, Michigan, where at least the threats are generally familiar ones. With the last of the blood mopped up and the locals none the wiser, it seems he's just a train ride away from getting his wish. Of course, there are a few small complications... more

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  • No Place Like Home (InCryptid #0.03)

    No Place Like Home (InCryptid #0.03)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 9 ratings · published 201

    Road trips are wonderful things, filled with adventure, excitement, and questionable lodgings, but there comes a time in every man's life where all he wants is the chance to sleep in his own bed, eat at his own table, and reunite his colony of talking pantheistic mice with their fellows, thus making sleep a little bit more likely. With Buckley Township in his sights, Jonathan Healy is finally going home... more

  • Married in Green (InCryptid #0.05)

    Married in Green (InCryptid #0.05)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 9 ratings · published 201

    After a rocky start and a lot of dangerous adventures, the day everyone has been waiting for has finally arrived: Jonathan Healy and Frances Brown are going to be married, and none too soon, since their first child is set to arrive at any moment. Alexander and Enid couldn't be happier about their son gaining a wife and a child, while giving them a daughter-in-law. The mice have been celebrating for weeks. If only Jonathan and Fran were so sure.. more

  • Sweet Poison Wine (InCryptid #0.06)

    Sweet Poison Wine (InCryptid #0.06)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 9 ratings · published 2013

    Jonathan and Frances Healy are beginning their new lives together with that most traditional of celebrations: the honeymoon. Leaving their infant son with Jonathan's parents, the Healys are leaving Buckley Township, Michigan for the cosmopolitan wonders of the city of Chicago, where they can properly celebrate the fact that they managed to have a wedding without anybody winding up dead... more

  • The First Fall (InCryptid #0.07)

    The First Fall (InCryptid #0.07)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 7 ratings · published 201

    It has been three years since the marriage of Jonathan and Frances Healy; three years since the birth of their son, Daniel, who has been the light of their lives for that entire time. And now, due to circumstances beyond their control, the family has come together to do the one thing that none of them has ever wanted to do. They have come together to bury Daniel... more

  • Loch and Key (InCryptid #0.08)

    Loch and Key (InCryptid #0.08)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 7 ratings · published 201

    Daniel Healy has been dead for two years, and his parents are still in the process of healing both themselves and their relationship. When Alexander Healy suggests that it's finally time for his daughter-in-law to accompany them on their periodic fishing trip to White Otter Lake, it seems like the perfect opportunity for the four surviving members of the family to become reacquainted with one another... more

  • We Both Go Down Together (InCryptid #0.09)

    We Both Go Down Together (InCryptid #0.09)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 7 ratings · published 201

    With their second child due to arrive any day, it would be reasonable for Jonathan and Frances Healy to stay safe at home. Unfortunately, the world has other ideas... more

  • Oh Pretty Bird (InCryptid #0.10)

    Oh Pretty Bird (InCryptid #0.10)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 7 ratings · published 2014

    It's been years since the death of their first child, Daniel, but Jonathan and Frances Healy have never been able to catch the person responsible...until now. When word comes that the Apraxis hives are moving strangely, and that a familiar woman with black hair and no history has appeared, it seems like things may finally come to fruition... more

  • The Lay of the Land (InCryptid #0.21)

    The Lay of the Land (InCryptid #0.21)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 6 ratings · published 2020

    Thomas Price has seen the world, has studied and fought unbelievable creatures on every continent, and knows more about cryptids than almost anyone else alive. But he's never seen anyplace like Buckley Township, Michigan, and he's certainly never met anyone like Alice Healy, who is far too young for him, far too much a Healy for him, and far too wild to disregard. This is going to be an interesting assignment... more

  • Discount Armageddon (InCryptid #1)

    Discount Armageddon (InCryptid #1)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 31 ratings · published 2012

    Ghoulies. Ghosties. Long-legged beasties. Things that go bump in the night.... The Price family has spent generations studying the monsters of the world, working to protect them from humanity - and humanity from them. Enter Verity Price. Despite being trained from birth as a cryptozoologist, she'd rather dance a tango than tangle with a demon, and is spending a year in Manhattan while she pursues her career in professional ballroom dance... more

  • Midnight Blue-Light Special (InCryptid #2)

    Midnight Blue-Light Special (InCryptid #2)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 25 ratings · published 2013

    Cryptid, noun: 1. Any creature whose existence has been suggested but not proven scientifically. Term officially coined by cryptozoologist John E. Wall in 1983. 2. That thing that's getting ready to eat your head. 3. See also: "monster." The Price family has spent generations studying the monsters of the world, working to protect them from humanity--and humanity from them. Enter Verity Price... more

  • Blocked (InCryptid #2.1)

    Blocked (InCryptid #2.1)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 7 ratings · published 201

    Antimony Price likes her life. She likes her high school, she likes her friends—even if none of them really know her as anything more than another face in the halls—and most of all, she likes her place on the cheerleading squad, where she understands what's expected of her, and delivers with grace, style, and a viciousness that has done a lot for her team's reputation. Too bad it's time to graduate... more

  • Black as Blood (InCryptid #2.5)

    Black as Blood (InCryptid #2.5)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 7 ratings · published 2014

    Things are getting serious between Ryan Yukimura and Istas of the Waheela—enough so that it's time for Istas to experience one of the great milestones of a tanuki relationship. It's time for her to meet the parents. Of course, that means flying to the other side of the country, in a plane packed full of humans, to spend time in someone else's territory. What could possibly go wrong? Unfortunately for Istas, the humans aren't the problem... more

  • Half-Off Ragnarok (InCryptid #3)

    Half-Off Ragnarok (InCryptid #3)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 22 ratings · published 2014

    When Alex Price agreed to go to Ohio to oversee a basilisk breeding program and assist in the recovery of his psychic cousin, he didn't expect people to start dropping dead. But bodies are cropping up at the zoo where he works, and his girlfriend—Shelby Tanner, an Australian zoologist with a fondness for big cats—is starting to get suspicious. Worse yet, the bodies have all been turned partially to stone.. more

  • The Ghosts of Bourbon Street (InCryptid #3.1)

    The Ghosts of Bourbon Street (InCryptid #3.1)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 7 ratings · published 201

    Verity Price and Dominic De Luca are currently putting their relationship through what can only be termed the ultimate stress-test: they're traveling from one side of the country to the other in a rented U-Haul, accompanied only by Verity's colony of Aeslin mice and the contents of her iPod. (Dominic is receiving a crash course in modern dance and pop music... more

  • IM (InCryptid #3.2)

    IM (InCryptid #3.2)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 7 ratings · published 201

    Arthur Harrington's situation is...special, thanks to having an incubus for a father and a semi-stable grasp of his "special powers" (if you can call them that). As a consequence, he's always been allowed to stay somewhat sheltered from the family business, communicating with the outside world largely via the computer and his cousins. Then Sarah got hurt... more

  • Snake in the Glass (InCryptid #3.3)

    Snake in the Glass (InCryptid #3.3)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 8 ratings · published 2013

    After New Orleans, Verity and Dominic are continuing to put their relationship through what can only be termed the ultimate stress-test: after all, there's a lot of country left to cover before they get to Oregon, and it's not like Verity is picking the most direct route. After all, she'd like him to meet her extended family before he meets her parents. Her parents are more likely to let him live if he has a few letters of recommendation... more

  • Swamp Bromeliad (InCryptid #3.4)

    Swamp Bromeliad (InCryptid #3.4)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 8 ratings · published 2013

    The next stop on Verity and Dominic's great road trip brings them back to where it all began: Buckley Township, Michigan, the town where two expatriates from the Covenant of Saint George once decided to settle down and rebuild their shattered family. It's a sleepy, rural community, long removed from the excitement of those early days...but the woods are still dark and deep, and the things that dwell there are still dangerous to the unwary... more

  • Waking Up In Vegas (InCryptid #3.5)

    Waking Up In Vegas (InCryptid #3.5)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 8 ratings · published 2016

    Where does a journeyman cryptozoologist-slash-professional ballroom dancer take her former enemy and current boyfriend for the last stop on their continent-spanning road trip adventure?Vegas, naturally... more

  • My Last Name (InCryptid #3.6)

    My Last Name (InCryptid #3.6)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 8 ratings · published 2021

    Vegas was fun, if a little more exciting than originally planned; more importantly, Dominic De Luca is officially gone, leaving Michael Delgado in his place. It's only a name, but a name can change the world in the right hands. A name can change everything.Everything except for the heart of the one who wears it. No matter what he's called, Dominic loves Verity, and marrying her was the best choice he's ever made... more

  • Pocket Apocalypse (InCryptid #4)

    Pocket Apocalypse (InCryptid #4)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 21 ratings · published 2015

    Endangered, adjective: Threatened with extinction or immediate harm.Australia, noun: A good place to become endangered.Alexander Price has survived gorgons, basilisks, and his own family—no small feat, considering that his family includes two telepaths, a reanimated corpse, and a colony of talking, pantheistic mice... more

  • Chaos Choreography (InCryptid #5)

    Chaos Choreography (InCryptid #5)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 21 ratings · published 2016

    Fifth book in Seanan McGuire’s funny and fast-paced urban fantasy InCryptid series featuring ballroom dancer and monster expert Verity Price.Verity Price is back on the West Coast and getting back into the swing of the family business: cryptozoology. She’s rescuing cryptids from bad situations, protecting them from monster-hunters, and generally risking life and limb for the greater good, with her ex-Covenant partner/husband, Dominic, by her side... more

  • Magic for Nothing (InCryptid #6)

    Magic for Nothing (InCryptid #6)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 19 ratings · published 2017

    Improbable, adjective:1. Not very likely to happen; not probable.2. Probably not a very good idea anyway.3. See also “bad plan.”As the youngest of the three Price children, Antimony is used to people not expecting much from her. She’s been happy playing roller derby and hanging out with her cousins, leaving the globe-trotting to her older siblings while she stays at home and tries to decide what she wants to do with her life. She always knew that one day, things would have to change... more

  • Tricks for Free (InCryptid #7)

    Tricks for Free (InCryptid #7)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 20 ratings · published 2018

    Penance, noun:1. Punishment for past actions.2. An attempt to pay for what can’t be bought.3. See also “exile.”Antimony Price is on the run. With the Covenant on her tail and her family still in danger, she needs to get far, far away from anyone who might recognize her—including her own mice. For the first time in a long time, a Price is flying without a safety net. Where do you go when you need to disappear into a crowd without worrying about attracting attention? An amusement park, of course... more

  • That Ain’t Witchcraft (InCryptid #8)

    That Ain’t Witchcraft (InCryptid #8)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 17 ratings · published 2019

    Crossroads, noun: 1. A place where two roads cross.2. A place where bargains can be made.3. See also “places to avoid.”Antimony Price has never done well without a support system. As the youngest of her generation, she has always been able to depend on her parents, siblings, and cousins to help her out when she’s in a pinch—until now. After fleeing from the Covenant of St. George, she’s found herself in debt to the crossroads and running for her life. No family. No mice. No way out... more

  • Imaginary Numbers (InCryptid #9)

    Imaginary Numbers (InCryptid #9)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 18 ratings · published 2020

    The ninth book in the fast-paced InCryptid urban fantasy series returns to the mishaps of the Price family, eccentric cryptozoologists who safeguard the world of magical creatures living in secret among humans.Sarah Zellaby has always been in an interesting position. Adopted into the Price family at a young age, she’s never been able to escape the biological reality of her origins: she’s a cuckoo, a telepathic ambush predator closer akin to a parasitic wasp than a human being... more

  • Spelunking Through Hell: A Visitor's Guide to the Underworld (InCryptid #11)

    Spelunking Through Hell: A Visitor's Guide to the Underworld (InCryptid #11)

    Seanan McGuire

    · 16 ratings · published 2022

    Now in trade paperback, the eleventh book in the fast-paced InCryptid urban fantasy series returns to the mishaps of the Price family, eccentric cryptozoologists who safeguard the world of magical creatures living in secret among humans.Love, noun: 1. An intense feeling of deep affection; may be romantic, filial or platonic. Passion, noun: 1. A strong or barely controllable emotion.2. Enthusiasm, interest, desire.3. See also “obsession... more

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