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Hell's Underground: The Demon Assassin Book 2

Written by Alan Gibbons

Part of the Hell's Underground Series

Hell's Underground: The Demon Assassin Book 2 Synopsis

Having once risked everything precious to him to halt King Lud's progress from the ancient bowels of London to the city's modern streets, teenage Paul Rector knows his task is far from over. Paul also knows that, like his brother John and his great uncle Harry, he is both demon and man. Will it be fate that decides which side wins out? To find out, Paul takes Hell's Underground back to London of the Blitz in World War II and becomes involved in defeating Harry Rector's plot to assassinate Prime Minister Churchill. His main weapons are fire and fear. Along the way, he learns more about the Rector curse and once again endangers not only his own life, but that of the people he comes to regard as a second family.

Hell's Underground: The Demon Assassin Book 2 Press Reviews

It is a dark and uncompromising story of evil. There are some gruesome and intense scenes, backed by sophisticated characters and plotting rarely seen in this genre. Well researched and believable. Boys will devour it' THE SCHOOL LIBRARIAN 'every detail is recorded until the reader is immersed in the London of the war, while the tension, which is built slowly, adds to the terrifying atmosphere' TEACH PRIMARY

Book Information

ISBN: 9781842557518
Publication date: 5th March 2009
Author: Alan Gibbons
Publisher: Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 384 pages

About Alan Gibbons

Alan Gibbons is a full-time writer and a visiting speaker and lecturer at schools, colleges and literary events nationwide, including the major Book Festivals: Edinburgh, Northern Children's Book Festival, Swansea, Cheltenham, Sheffield and Salford. Alan is also a key contributor at the QCA/National Literary Strategy 'Writing Together' conferences. He lives in Liverpool with his wife and four children.

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