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Wulf's Bane

Wulf's Bane

Author: Joseph Delaney Narrator: Thomas Judd Release Date: 01/08/2021

Brought to you by Penguin. The next thrilling and magical adventure set in the multi million copy bestselling world of The Spook's Apprentice. Wulf has left behind his life in the monastery and is now the Apprentice to Spook Johnson, assisting him in protecting the County from denizens of the dark - which mainly involves Wulf acting as bait. But Wulf is captured by Hrothgar, a giant with abilities to conjure subservient creatures - or tulpas - from his imagination. And he strongly suspects that Wulf has these abilities too . . . Wulf begrudgingly begins training with his new master, but meanwhile, something dangerous is afoot in the County. Wulf's old friends, Tom and Alice, have been imprisoned by an all-powerful witch and her brain sucking minions. And together with Tilda, Tom and Alice's daughter, he needs to rescue them from Circe's enchanted lair before it's too late... © Joseph Delaney 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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Brother Wulf

Brother Wulf

Author: Joseph Delaney Narrator: Thomas Judd Release Date: 01/08/2021

Brought to you by Penguin. When young novice monk Brother Beowulf is sent to spy on Spook Johnson, he has no idea of the trouble he's about to find himself in. Johnson boasts to Wulf of his battles against demonic creatures, and even seems to imprisons local witches, though Wulf is sceptical - not least because the church has taught him that Spooks are a force for evil, and not to be trusted. But then the monsters Johnson claims to fight turn out to be very real indeed, and soon Wulf is forced to seek help from another young Spook, Tom Ward, who terrifies and charms him in equal measure. But the forces of the dark are many, and it's not long until Wulf and Tom realise they've bitten off far more than they can chew. A horrifying new enemy is rising - and only Wulf can stop it. © Joseph Delaney 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2021

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The Witch's Warning

The Witch's Warning

Author: Joseph Delaney Narrator: Lee Ingleby Release Date: 01/05/2019

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Witch's Warning written by Joseph Delaney, read by Lee Ingleby. Crafty halted, his heart lurching with fear, his mouth dry. There were bare footprints in the white snow, and each one was smeared with red, as if the owner of those clawed feet had stepped in a puddle of blood . . . Crafty and his friends have already faced dozens of horrifying aberrations during their time as Castle Gate Grubs - assistants to the mysterious guild of Gatemancers, who fight against the terrifying Shole. But the real battle is only just beginning. New and even more dangerous aberrations are appearing all the time, and worse yet, it seems someone from within the Castle is helping them attack. And when an old enemy returns to give Crafty a disturbing warning, it seems time might be running out for all of them . . .

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The Spook's Revenge: Book 13

The Spook's Revenge: Book 13

Author: Joseph Delaney Narrator: Thomas Judd Release Date: 01/07/2018

Random House presents the audiobook edition of The Spook's Revenge by Joseph Delaney, read by Thomas Judd. 'He's the seventh son of a seventh son. His name is Thomas J. Ward and he's my gift to the County. When he's old enough we'll send you word. Train him well. He'll be the best apprentice you've ever had and he'll also be your last.' These were the words of Tom's Mam to the county Spook some years ago. As Tom, the Spook and their allies prepare to battle with the Fiend on a huge scale, to finally enact their revenge, it now remains to be seen whether Mam's declaration will come true.

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The Beast Awakens

The Beast Awakens

Author: Joseph Delaney Narrator: , Lee Ingleby Release Date: 01/05/2018

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Arena 13: The Warrior

Arena 13: The Warrior

Author: Joseph Delaney Narrator: Daniel Weyman, Kristin Atherton, Roy Mcmillan Release Date: 01/05/2018

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Arena 13: The Warrior by Joseph Delaney, read by Daniel Weyman, Kristin Atherton and Roy McMillan. After everything Leif has been through in Arena 13, it's finally time for him to fulfil his destiny and accompany his father's people beyond the barrier that imprisons all mankind. Meanwhile, Kwin, the girl he loves, is making waves in the arena as the first woman ever to grace its fighting floor. In their own ways, each of them is fighting to bring down the superhuman monsters that threaten the last people on earth. They might have picked fights they can't win. But freedom could be something worth dying for. Books in the series 1: ARENA 13 2: ARENA 13: THE PREY 3: ARENA 13: THE WARRIOR

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The Dark Assassin

The Dark Assassin

Author: Joseph Delaney Narrator: Gabrielle Glaister, Olivia Mace, Sean Barrett, Thomas Judd Release Date: 01/09/2017

The conclusion to Joseph Delaney's three-book arc about Thomas Ward that began with A New Darkness! The chilling and action-packed adventure from the internationally bestselling Last Apprentice series will delight fans new and old. In his job as the county's spook seventeen-year-old Thomas Ward is used to battling boggarts, witches, and other creatures of the dark. But now he and his apprentice, Jenny, must team up with former rivals and enemies to fight the evil Kobalos warriors intent on destroying the county. The fight has cost the life of a strong ally, Grimalkin the witch assassin. Determined to end the war with the demons, Tom leads Jenny and Alice to Pendle for one last epic clash. Loyalties will be tested, alliances will be broken, and not everyone will survive. A final, heart-pounding adventure about Thomas Ward, from the internationally bestselling author of The Last Apprentice series, which Booklist called "one of the best-written [series] of the last several years." Delaney's deliciously scary imagination will satisfy longtime fans and intrigue new ones. Perfect for listeners who love thrills, chills, and adventure-no prior knowledge of the Last Apprentice series needed!

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Spook's: Dark Assassin

Spook's: Dark Assassin

Author: Joseph Delaney Narrator: Gabrielle Glaister, Olivia Mace, Sean Barrett, Thomas Judd Release Date: 01/01/2017

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Spook's: Dark Assassin by Joseph Delaney, read by Gabrielle Glaister, Thomas Judd, Sean Barrett and Olivia Mace. The third chilling instalment in the new Spook's legend . . . An assassin lurks in the darkness between earth and oblivion - but who are they, and what is their mission? The people of the County live in fear of the beasts bent on bringing the war to their home. How can they possibly hope to survive when their fearsome enemies are fortified with the power of a god? Could the creature that moves in the darkness be the saviour the County seeks? Praise for A New Darkness: 'A solid, suspenseful, and spooky adventure' Publishers Weekly Praise for The Dark Army: 'Unbeatable stuff for readers who like to be terrified!' Andrea Reece, lovereading4kids.co.uk

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The Dark Army

The Dark Army

Author: Joseph Delaney Narrator: Clare Corbett, Gabrielle Glaister, Steve Hodson, Thomas Judd Release Date: 01/09/2016

The second book in a new trilogy from Joseph Delaney, the author of the internationally best-selling Last Apprentice series. Tom Ward is now spook of the county, and with his apprentice, Jenny, he continues the fight against boggarts, witches, and terrifying new creatures of the dark. Together with the witch assassin, Grimalkin, Tom and Jenny lead an army into battle against a dangerous enemy—but it all goes catastrophically wrong. The situation seems hopeless until Alice—Tom’s lost love and a powerful witch—appears. But Alice had turned to the dark: can Tom trust her now? Joseph Delaney’s deliciously scary imagination continues Tom’s saga, introducing new readers to the struggle against the encroaching dark and taking longtime fans back to familiar settings, where they will find old friends—and old enemies. Perfect for every reader who loves thrills, chills, action, and adventure—no prior knowledge of the Last Apprentice series is necessary!

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Arena 13: The Prey

Arena 13: The Prey

Author: Joseph Delaney Narrator: Daniel Weyman Release Date: 01/06/2016

Following the first year of his apprenticeship as an Arena 13 combatant, Leif seeks information from his late father's people. There he learns more about the man, who was the greatest arena fighter ever seen. The man who came so close to destroying the demon Hob, but paid a terrible price for every victory. Leif returns to the fighting floor with a renewed hunger for revenge. But can he remain focused on his training as his passion for his master's daughter, Kwin, grows? And will his place in his master's greater plan help or hinder him in his personal mission to defeat Hob in a fight to the death? The second instalment in the legend of ARENA 13. Books in the series 1: ARENA 13 2: ARENA 13: THE PREY

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Spook's: The Dark Army

Spook's: The Dark Army

Author: Joseph Delaney Narrator: Clare Corbett, Gabrielle Glaister, Steve Hodson, Thomas Judd Release Date: 01/01/2016

The second terrifying tale in the Spook's spin-off series from bestselling author Joseph Delaney. Thomas Ward was working as the new County Spook, fighting the Dark with his own apprentice. But a new enemy stirred in the north, and Tom's calling required him to leave his home and lead an uprising against a legion of beasts: creatures of the dark intent on locking the whole earth in a never-ending winter. Then something went horribly wrong, and now Tom lies cold in a grave, while those who remain are in despair. Who can now take up the battle? And how much time remains before the dark army brings the fight back to the County, and the world is changed for ever?

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Arena 13

Arena 13

Author: Joseph Delaney Narrator: Daniel Weyman Release Date: 01/06/2015

The first book in the exhilarating new fantasy sequence from Joseph Delaney, the multi-million-selling author of The Spook's Apprentice - the inspiration for the movie SEVENTH SON. Welcome to Arena 13. Here warriors fight. Death is never far away . . . Leif has one ambition: to become the best fighter in the notorious Arena 13. Here, punters place wagers on which fighter will draw first blood. And in grudge matches, they bet on which fighter will die. But the country is terrorized by the creature Hob, an evil being who delights in torturing its people, displaying his devasting power by challenging an Arena 13 combatant in a fight to the death whenever he chooses. And this is exactly what Leif wants . . . For he knows Hob's crimes well. and at the heart of his ambition burns the desire for vengeance. Leif is going to take on the monster who destroyed his family. Even if it kills him.

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