Be prepared to be chilled to the bone by the latest instalment in the story of the Demonata. Grubbs Grady has managed to cheat his fate but can he keep out of its clutches forever or, will his werewolf fate catch up with him?
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The master of horror returns with a new spine-tingling adventure in the fifth title of the Demonata!. "Locked inside Dervish's study. Breath coming quickly, raggedly. Trembling wildly. I still feel sick and dizzy, but maybe that's fear. I force myself to breathe normally, evenly. When I'm in control, I study my reflection, looking for telltale signs. Am I turning into a werewolf? I don't know!" Grubbs Grady has so far escaped the family curse, but when he begins to experience alarming symptoms at the onset of the full moon, he is scared that the jaws of fate are opening and about to swallow him whole. He has cheated death, defeated demons, moved on with his life. But Grubbs is torn between the world of magic and his wolfen genes. Can he fight the beast inside or will he fall victim to his tainted blood?
'As always, he's a joy to read. he continues to impress.' The Independent
|Publication date:||2nd January 2008|
|Suitable for:||9+ readers|
|Genres:||Horror / Ghost Stories|
Darren Shan's real name is Darren O'Shaughnessy. Although he is Irish he was actually born at St. Thomas’ Hospital, London -- directly across the river from the Houses of Parliament in Westminster (which may explain his fascination with evil bloodsuckers ...). He lived in SouthEast London until the age of six, when he moved to Limerick in Ireland, with his parents and younger brother, and has lived there ever since (but he never lost his London accent!). He later returned to London to study Sociology and English at Roehampton University. He then worked for a cable television company in Limerick ...More About Darren Shan