C. T. Phipps


C.T. Phipps is a lifelong student of horror, science fiction, and fantasy. An avid tabletop gamer, he discovered this passion led him to write and turned him into a lifelong geek. He is a regular blogger and also a reviewer at United Federation of Charles.

As an additional feature here, we are providing this reading list for “The Universe of Monsters,” where Charles’ creations live and play and spout pop culture references :

United States of Monsters Reading Order

The Red Room series: The Red Room series is a prequel series to the United States of Monsters that follows how the House, a secret organization of wizards and spies, kept the supernatural secret from the rest of the world. It is also how they eventually failed and it all came out in 2007. It stars Derek Hawthorne, failed magician and professional assassin for the House, who has a very cynical view of his employers’ agenda.
* Esoterrorism (2019)
* Eldritch Ops. (2019)
* The Fall of the House (TBA)

Straight Outta Fangton: It’s been ten years since the collapse of the House and the revelation of the supernatural to the world. Vampires have bailed out the United States, rebuilt Detroit, and created a vampire paradise in its place.
* Straight Outta Fangton (2017)
* 100 Miles and Vampin’ (2018)
* Vampirez4Life (TBA)

Bright Falls Mysteries: Jane Doe is a weredeer in a town full of shifters and spirits. Bright Falls has more than just the supernatural, though, and our newly-adult heroine must discover its darkest secrets if she’s to keep her family and hometown safe. Unfortunately, every new revelation causes her to question if either deserve it.
* I Was a Teenage Weredeer (2018)
* An American Weredeer in Michigan (2018)
* A Weredeer on Elm Street (TBA)

Brightblade: Ashley Morgan is one of the psychic children raised by the House to be a weapon against the supernatural. However, the Reveal stymied this plan and left her without a purpose in life. After a failed attempt at multiple careers, including superheroism, she is now a successful bounty hunter of the supernatural as well as private detective work. In New Detroit, the best and highest paying jobs are the ones involving the occult.
* Brightblade (2019)
* Brighteyes (TBA)
* Brightidea (TBA)

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