The Spook's Curse (Wardstone Chronicles #2)

Author(s): Joseph Delaney

Middle Fiction

'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 realize it isn't their only enemy in Priestown. The Quisitor has arrived, searching the County for those who meddle with the dark - witches, warlocks and spooks! Can Thomas and his master survive the horror that follows...? The series that inspired the forthcoming movie Seventh Son, starring Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes and Julianne Moore.


Product Information

Warning: Not to be Read After Dark! The second installment in The Wardstone Chronicles.

Joseph Delaney is a retired English teacher. He has three children and nine grandchildren and is a wonderful public speaker available for conference, library and bookshop events. His home is in the middle of Boggart territory and his village has a boggart called the Hall Knocker, which was laid to rest under the step of a house near the church. Most of the places in the Spook's books are based on real places in Lancashire. And the inspiration behind the stories often comes from local ghost stories and legends.

General Fields

  • : 9781782952466
  • : Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • : Red Fox
  • : September 2013
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Joseph Delaney
  • : 448