Darkside is by Tom Becker. The first book in the Darkside series. Jonathan Starling lives in modern London. His father is in an asylum for the mentally ill and now his home has been ransacked and mysterious strangers seem to be trying to kidnap him. As he seeks answers, Jonathan finds himself in Darkside, a section of London hidden from mortals and loaded with fairies, vampires, werewolves, and other creatures from human nightmares and legends. Can he find what he needs to save himself and his father? A series boys will enjoy.
Ratings: 7th grade - 8 out of 10 - V (violence).