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July 2013 Book of the Month A chilling story of werewolves and other supernatural happenings lies behind this gripping story of the dark secrets and rich strand of mythology that are woven into the fabric of the village of Wolfstone. Peter joins his father on an archaeological dig and is soon spooked by mysterious happenings at nearby Wolfstone manor as he gets dangerously close to uncovering some of the sinister werewolf mysteries and what they are disguising. Although he is warned off, Peter continues to probe. How will he and Carys, a local girl who helps him, stay safe from the Wolfstone Curse? Much is unexpected in this many layered and richly textured story.
A Piece of Passion from Helen Boyle,Commissioning Fiction Editor at Templar: The werewolf… that ancient beast, the stuff of legend. Part man, part wolf –cursed for eternity and unable to escape their fate. Intriguing and tragic aren't they? That's what I first thought when I read Justin Richards' proposal for The Wolfstone Curse. And now, as we near publication time, I know readers won't be disappointed. Monsters, werewolves, secrets and intrigue – The Wolfstone Curse has it all.
In the skilled hands of Dr. Who author and editor Justin Richards, readers will be swept away by this exhilarating adventure. As teenager Peter discovers more about the strange town of Wolfstone and its ancient manor, can he survive the ancient Wolfstone Curse?
Read on, if you dare…
In addition to our Lovereading expert opinion for The Wolfstone Curse a small number of teenagers were lucky enough to be invited to review this title. Here's a taster....'With interesting characters, a carefully woven plot and never a dull moment, readers will be hooked. Adventure and action keep the reader wanting more, an intricate plot and lots of mystery keep the reader interested and excited.'
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Welcome to the historic town of Wolfstone, where dark secrets lurk in the shadows and strange beasts stalk the land. Can teenagers Peter and Carys uncover the real truth behind the legend of the werewolf and will they survive the Wolfstone Curse?
When Peter joins his archaeologist father in the strange village of Wolfstone, he has no idea what dark secrets the village and its manor house hold. From ancient standing stones, to the genetically engineered Wolfen SS soldiers, he uncovers the real truth of the werewolf myth in this action-packed adventure.
Bobby Lewis an extremely gripping, thrilling, breathtaking book. Every corner you turn you face a new threat be it: werewolves, army men or army werewolves. Click here to read the full review
Safiyah Afghan With interesting characters, a carefully woven plot and never a dull moment, readers will be hooked. Adventure and action keep the reader wanting more, an intricate plot and lots of mystery keep the reader interested and excited. Click here to read the full review
Emily Setchell Overall, it was a good book I enjoyed, and would recommend to my friends, and anyone interested in werewolves and mystery. Click here to read the full review
Ben an interesting book Click here to read the full review
Kalilah K I did really like were the snippets of news articles....the archaeological and historical aspects were interesting....but the characters kept annoying me so I couldn't enjoy the story Click here to read the full review
|Publication date:||1st July 2013|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 13+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, Reviewed by Children|
Justin Richards is the author of over a dozen genre and sf novels, as well as non-fiction books, audio and television scripts. He has edited anthologies of short stories, been a technical writer, founded and edited a media journal, and contributed articles to many mainstream magazines. Before all that he worked for a multinational computer company. At present, Justin is best known for acting as Creative Consultant to the BBC Books range of Doctor Who novels, and his own novels for the series are consistently popular. Justin is married with two sons - neither of whom is even slightly invisible.More About Justin Richards