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Book Talks – Spooky Stories for S1

 

Spooky Stories for S1 – October/November

 

The Spook’s Apprentice: Book 1 (The Wardstone Chronicles) by Joseph Delaney

 

The Spook’s Apprentice is the first book in Joseph Delaney’s terrifying Wardstone Chronicles – over 3 million copies sold worldwide!
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?

 

Lockwood & Co: The Screaming Staircase: Book1

When the dead come back to haunt the living, Lockwood & Co. step in . . .

For more than fifty years, the country has been affected by a horrifying epidemic of ghosts. A number of Psychic Investigations Agencies have sprung up to destroy the dangerous apparitions.

Lucy Carlyle, a talented young agent, arrives in London hoping for a notable career. Instead she finds herself joining the smallest most ramshackle agency in the city, run by the charismatic Anthony Lockwood. When one of their cases goes horribly wrong, Lockwood & Co. have one last chance of redemption. Unfortunately this involves spending the night in one of the most haunted houses in England, and trying to escape alive.

Set in a city stalked by spectres, The Screaming Staircase is the first in a chilling new series full of suspense, humour and truly terrifying ghosts. Your nights will never be the same again . .

 

Dark Spell by Gill Arbuthnott

15-year-old Callie has just found out she’s a witch; nothing will ever be the same. Can Callie control her power and the darkness that threatens to take over her life and save Josh? A brilliant, engrossing fantasy from the author of Winterbringers and The Keeper’s Daughter