The second terrifying tale in the Spook's spin-off series from bestselling author Joseph Delaney.
Thomas Ward was working as the new County Spook, fighting the Dark with his own apprentice. But a new enemy stirred in the north, and Tom’s calling required him to leave his home and lead an uprising against a legion of beasts: creatures of the dark intent on locking the whole earth in a never-ending winter.
Then something went horribly wrong, and now Tom lies cold in a grave, while those who ..
It's a dangerous job, but someone has to do it.' For years, the local Spook kept the county safe from evil. But now his time has ended, and there is only one boy who can take over - Thomas Ward, barely more than a child himself. Now he too must take on an apprentice, a girl called Jenny who is untested but willing to be trained in the dangerous life of a Spook.
When girls start dying in mysterious circumstances, they soon find themselves on the path of a terrifying and deadly beast. Monstrous..
The Spook's Blood is the tenth book in Joseph Delaney's terrifying Wardstone Chronicles - over 3 million copies sold worldwide! 'I am Siscoi, the Lord of Blood, the Drinker of Souls! Obey me now or you will suffer as few have suffered.' Thomas Ward's final battle with the Fiend is drawing near, but the Spook's Apprentice has never felt more alone in his task. Isolated and afraid, Tom must risk his life against a ferocious vampire god, even as he learns that the final destruction of the Fiend may..
Slither's Tale is the eleventh book in Joseph Delaney's terrifying Wardstone Chronicles - over 3 million copies sold worldwide! 'My name is Slither, and before my tale is finished you'll find out why...' Far from the Spook-protected County, Slither preys upon humans, gorging upon their blood while they sleep. But a desperate farmer needs Slither to save the lives of his two youngest girls. In return he can have the eldest daughter, Nessa, to do with as he wishes. Slither's promise takes him and ..
He's the seventh son of a seventh son. His name is Thomas J. Ward and he's my gift to the County. When he's old enough we'll send you word. Train him well. He'll be the best apprentice you've ever had and he'll also be your last.' These were the words of Tom's Mam to the county Spook some years ago. As Tom, the Spook and their allies prepare to battle with the Fiend on a huge scale, to finally enact their revenge, it now remains to be seen whether Mam's declaration will come true...
The Spook's Curse is the second book in Joseph Delaney's terrifying Wardstone Chronicles – over 3 million copies sold worldwide!
‘By now the dark has noticed you and will be trying to hunt you down . . .’
It's the job of the Spook and his apprentice, Thomas Ward, to protect the County from the dark. But deep in the catacombs beneath Priestown lurks a creature the Spook has never been able to defeat – the Bane. As they prepare to battle it, yet another deadly enemy emerges to threaten Tom a..
How many times have you told me that the dark's getting stronger in this town? What terrible force makes good men inflict such atrocities or stand by and let them happen? ...Aye, the Bane is to blame, and the Bane must be stopped now.' The Spook and his apprentice, Thomas Ward, have travelled to Priestown to defeat 'the Bane', a powerful, evil creature that lurks in the catacombs of the cathedral and is corrupting the County. As Thomas and his master prepare to battle with the Bane, they soon re..
Pendle District is riddled with witches ...The biggest problem we face is their sheer numbers. You see that's right at the heart of the threat we face - that the witch clans might unite.' In Pendle the witches are rising and the three most powerful witch clans are rumoured to be uniting in order to conjure an unimaginable evil. Together, they will be capable of raising the dark made flesh - the Devil himself. Tom and the Spook need to set off for Pendle to avert the unthinkable. Before..
Ca ucenic vrajitor, cea mai importanta sarcina a lui Tom e sa protejeze tinutul de intuneric. Dar acum Mam are nevoie de ajutorul lui in tara ei, Grecia, ca sa I se impotriveasca unuia din Zeii Vechi, Ordeen. Mam a invocat un grup puternic, din care fac parte si vrajitoarele Pendle. Va putea Tom sa renege tot ce l-a invatat Vrajitorul si sa se alieze cu un inamic?..
Carte a a saptea din The Wardstone Chronicles. Tinutul e amenintat de zile negre. Dar pentru Spook, noptile sunt mai intunecate. Mereu s-a opus raului si acum e bantuit de vise inspaimantatoare. Vise care par mai degraba premonitii…Cu biblioteca lui facuta scrum si cu marele sau rival, Bony Lizzie, iarasi liber, pare ca totul se duce de rapa. In vreme ce cosmarurile devin reale, puterile i se imputineaza... tocmai cand are nevoie de ele cel mai mult. Va putea Tom, ucenicul, sa infrunte intuneric..
You belong to the blade now. You'll belong to it until the day you die ...' The Spook, Tom and Alice travel to Ireland, fleeing from the war in the County. There, Tom must tackle a group of evil mages who are desperate to rid their land of the Spook and his apprentice, and to increase their own dark powers. His dangerous mission against the mages leads Tom to the Destiny Blade - a sword with a dark side, and a thirst for blood ...Will this new weapon give him a fighting chance against the Fiend?..
Someone has to stand against the dark. And you're the only one who can.' For years, the local Spook has been keeping the County safe from evil. Now his time is coming to an end, but who will take over? Many apprentices have tried ...Some floundered, some fled, some failed to stay alive. Just one boy is left. Thomas Ward. He is the last hope. But does he stand a chance against Mother Malkin, the most dangerous witch in the County?..
This is a fabulous collection of stories based on many of the witches from Joseph Delaney's Spooks books.
Ever wondered why the Spook doesn't trust girls who wear pointy shoes?
Or why Grimalkin became the Assassin for the Malkin Witch clan?
Find out all this and more in this a dark and eerie collection.
You don't have to know the Spook's books to enjoy the stories. They're all standalone and absolutely haunting. A perfect introduction to the world of The Spook's Apprentice. But for a..