Trials of Death is the second book of a grueling, three-part Darren Shan adventure.The trials: seventeen ways to die unless the luck of the vampire is with you. Darren Shan must pass five of these fearsome trials to prove himself to the vampire clan-or face the stakes of the Hall of Death. But Vampire Mountain holds hidden threats. Sinister, potent forces are gathering in the darkness. In this nightmarish world of bloodshed and betrayal, death may be a blessing. Author Darren Shan's vivid detail and original voice will continue to have young readers glued to their seats in horror.