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The Spook's Destiny Book 8

Written by Joseph Delaney

Part of the The Wardstone Chronicles Series

The Spook's Destiny Book 8 Synopsis

The Spook's Destiny is the eighth book in Joseph Delaney's terrifying Wardstone Chronicles - over 3 million copies sold worldwide! 'You belong to the blade now. You'll belong to it until the day you die . . .' Tom, the Spook's Apprentice, has travelled to Ireland, where he must tackle a group of evil mages. His dangerous mission leads him to the Destiny Blade - a sword with a dark side, and a thirst for blood. Could this new weapon give him a fighting chance against the Fiend? And dare he accept the help of Grimalkin, the terrifying witch assassin?

The Spook's Destiny Book 8 Press Reviews

Delaney's mastery of suspense will grip even reluctant readers with his dramatic, beautifully paced prose... Unlike the vampires and so forth, both these novels carry a genuine graveyard chill. Huge fun, and deliciously shivery. * The Times * . . . ideal for the reader who has outgrown Harry Potter. Be warned, these books are seriously scary . . . Beautifully produced and consistently surprising the weird and wonderful Wardstone Chronicles are an annual treat. -- Amanda Craig * The Times * Christmas traditions have long included the telling of grisly tales and THE SPOOK'S BESTIARY by Joseph Delaney fits the bill. Adding value and context to the popular series, the illustrations and design of this book are stunning. It is a brooding and eerie collection of stories for reading in one sitting or dipping into. -- Jake Hope * Bookseller 2010 Booksellers' Choice * Wonderfully dark * The Bookseller * Another breathless thriller from the genius of magic and mayhem! -- Pam Norfolk * Lancashire Evening Post *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782952534
Publication date: 2nd January 2014
Author: Joseph Delaney
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 400 pages

About Joseph Delaney

Joseph Delaney used to be an English teacher, before becoming the best-selling author of the Spook's series, which has been published in 24 countries and has sold over a million copies. The first book, The Spook's Apprentice, is now a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore.

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