D. Melhoff’s Deliciously Dark Holiday Collection is a series of humorous stories for mature children and immature adults. Whether it’s Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas, there’s a delightfully twisted tale for each one.

The Easter Witch

An unlucky witch eats the Easter Bunny and races to save Easter.

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Turkeyton Town

A trio of murderous turkeys take over a farm on Thanksgiving.

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House Thirty-One

A goblin serves bullies their just desserts on Halloween.

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The Toymaker

A toymaker kidnaps an elf and wages war on the North Pole.

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"Four wickedly fun books!"

It's not just average joes who like D. Melhoff's holiday series. Celebrities including Randy Jackson (American Idol), Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings), Jon Lovitz (Saturday Night Live), Kate Flannery (The Office), and others have also expressed their enthusiasm for the books.

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About the Author

D. Melhoff is a master of making the fun and bizarre go hand in hand. Along with the rich, one-of-a-kind illustrations of Ariane Elsammak, his twisted tales are exciting rides through the dark side of every reader’s imagination, appealing to mature children and immature adults everywhere.

About the Illustrator

Ariane Elsammak creates humorous and whimsical illustrations for all ages, from kids’ books to magazines to apparel. She studied children's book and editorial illustration at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and the DuCret School of Art in New Jersey, where she resides with her adorable pets.

Reader Reviews

Readers aren't just satisfied—they've discovered new holiday favorites. Rated 5 stars across all four books from 300+ customer reviews on Amazon, Goodreads, Facebook, Instagram, and more.

"The Easter Witch was a real great book, a real great read for my son. He loved it."

- Ron Henry & Son   ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The best thing about the book is that it combines two totally different holidays.”

- Veena Fernando   ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

“The witch was hilarious throughout. I love the critters and the wide use of vocab!”

- Mike Picardo  ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

"Charmingly illustrated, wonderfully rhymie. I love this book so much."

- Melissa McCausland   ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

"I'd definitely buy more books like this for my child. The illustrations were funny."

- Renee S. & Son   ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

"The first thing that caught my eye was the art. The artwork was amazing."

- Chao Austin  ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Available in paperback & ebook

Paper purists and eFreaks rejoice! D. Melhoff's books are available in both paperback and ebook. Want the ebook but don’t own a Kindle? No problem. Download the free Kindle app and read it on any device.

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