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  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9781782952527
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $17.99

The Spook's Nightmare

Book 7




WARNING: NOT TO BE READ AFTER DARK . . .



The seventh book in the terrifying Wardstone Chronicles, featuring Tom Ward, the Spook's Apprentice.

The Spook's Nightmare is the seventh book in Joseph Delaney's terrifying Wardstone Chronicles – over 3 million copies sold worldwide!

'I stood there, terrified. My master was about to die.'

The County is facing dark times, and the Spook is being haunted by terrifying dreams. With his precious library burned to the ground and his old enemy, Bony Lizzie, free once again, things are falling apart. As nightmares turn real, the Spook's powers seem to be waning just when he needs them the most. Can Tom, the Spook's apprentice, face the dark alone?

  • Pub date: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9781782952527
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $17.99

About the Author

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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Praise for The Spook's Nightmare

“Delaney's mastery of suspense will grip even reluctant readers with his dramatic, beautifully paced prose.”

Amanda Craig, 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

“Wonderfully dark”

The Bookseller

“Another breathless thriller from the genius of magic and mayhem!”

Pam Norfolk, Lancashire Evening Post

“Fans of Joseph Delaney's fantastic Wardstone Chronicles will need no urging to buy the latest instalment... Gripping, moving and terrifying for anyone of 10+.”

Amanda Craig, The Times

“No one does terror, and compassion, so well”

Amanda Craig, The Times

“Joseph Delaney's The Wardstone Chronicles are a series of books that have maintained the very highest standard for nearly a decade. The Spook's Nightmare is another excellent addition to the series. Highly recommended.”

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