The Dark Army
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 Toms 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 remain are in despair.Who can now take up the battle? And how much time remains before the dark army brings the fight back to the County, and the world is changed for ever?
A New Darkness
Its 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 assassins are loose in the County, and far to the north, a new darkness is rising that threatens to engulf the whole world. Do Tom and Jenny stand a chance against the might of the Kobalos?
An assassin lurks in the darkness between earth and oblivion but who are they, and what is their mission? The people of the County live in fear of the beasts bent on bringing the war to their home. How can they possibly hope to survive when their fearsome enemies are fortified with the power of a god? Could the creature that moves in the darkness be the saviour the County seeks?