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  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9781782952473
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • RRP: $17.99

The Spook's Secret

Book 3




Warning: Not to Be Read after Dark

The third chilling tale in The Wardstone Chronicles.

The Spook's Secret is the third book in Joseph Delaney's terrifying Wardstone Chronicles - over 3 million copies sold worldwide!

'It's going to be a long, hard, cruel winter and there couldn't be a worse place to spend it.'

As the nights draw in the Spook decides to travel to his winter house. His apprentice, Tom, hates the desolate place. There are feral witches in the cellar, menacing creatures stirring on the nearby moors and a sinister stranger threatening Tom's master. Is the Spook's past catching up with him? And what dangers will Tom face if his master's secrets are revealed?

  • Published: 2 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9781782952473
  • Imprint: Red Fox
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 480
  • 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 30 countries and sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide. The first book, The Spook's Apprentice, was adapted into a major motion picture starring Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore.

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Praise for The Spook's Secret

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

The Times

The spine-chilling escapades of the Spook and his apprentice continue apace

Waterstone's Books Quarterly

This is terrific writing coupled with such an exciting and frightening storyline of good versus evil that you really will be hanging on to the bedcovers while reading it

My Child

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