Charlie Bone and the Shadow of Badlock (Book 7)
Written by Jenny Nimmo
Part of the Charlie Bone Series
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Endowed with magical powers, Charlie Bone’s life is never dull! Especially at school where magic is everywhere. But, this time, there’s a battle going on! Two of the endowed are locked in a deadly combat and only one will survive. As ever, Charlie Bone plays a vital role in this enchanted adventure. The 7th of 8 - Click here to view the other titles in the series.
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Charlie Bone and the Shadow of Badlock (Book 7) by Jenny Nimmo
This is the seventh thrilling magical adventure starring Charlie Bone! The enchanter Count Harken - the shadow in the painting of the Red King - is back and determined to stop Billy from discovering a life-changing family secret. His incredible power reaches out from the dark, magical land of Badlock, through space and time, to wreak revenge on Charlie and his friends. Charlie's ancestor, Otus Yewbeam, has been imprisoned in Badlock by Count Harken. Otus is a giant, married to Amoret, the Red King's daughter. But he is no match for the shadow's troll army, led by the sinister Oddthumb. Charlie is sucked into a painting of Badlock and tries to rescue Otus, and reunite him with Amoret. But can he outwit the troll army? And what about poor Runner Bean, who follows him? Meanwhile, Charlie's allies are under attack too. The Onimouses are forced to close the Pets' Cafe, Billy is under Count Harken's spell, and Dagbert-the-drowner seeks power over Tancred. There is a terrible battle in Bloor's Academy, with fatal consequences. Charlie will need all the luck he can get to outwit the powerful shadow of Badlock...
; 'A fast-moving, dialogue-driven romp with plenty of cliff-hangers
'The story is lively, accomplished and dramatic and the writing has an engaging directness and warmth'
; 'Addicts of Jenny Nimmo, of whom I'm proud to be numbered, will rush to buy The Time Twister... Classic Nimmo territory
'There's an excitement and originality about her writing in both the words she uses and the stories she tells that make her books a constant delight'
; 'Another irresistible volume of Jenny Nimmo's excellent and highly acclaimed series
! The imaginary plot was full of adrenalin and excitement. All five books have been fantastic! You must read it!!!!!!!!!! Melika, 11 This book is a gripping fantasy tale of mystery, suitable for children and adults. If you like Harry Potter you will love this. Harry, aged 8 Books for Keeps
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