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The Spook’s Sacrifice by Joseph Delaney: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 4/5 SPOILER FREE When I first started reading The Spook’s Sacrifice by Joseph Delaney, I felt a little let down. It felt like it was sidestepping the main issue of the series that had been set up in the previous two fantasy books. By the end, however, I could see the

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The Spook’s Mistake by Joseph Delaney: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE As the County becomes darker, so do these fantasy books by Joseph Delaney. There have always been elements of horror to the series, but The Spook’s Mistake gets creepy as Hell at points. The best bit of The Spook’s Mistake is the introduction to Bill Arkwright. He’s a

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The Spook’s Stories: Grimalkin’s Tale by Joseph Delaney: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE This short story, Grimalkin’s Tale by Joseph Delaney is fantastic! Grimalkin quickly became one of my favourite fantasy characters. I love it when there is a “villain” who has a backstory which makes you empathise with them. She is a complex character who has had a difficult life.

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The Spook’s Battle by Joseph Delaney: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE The Spook’s Battle by Joseph Delaney is the perfect example of children’s fantasy being able to accomplish something epic! When I was first reading these books as a kid, this was always my favourite. So much happens in The Spook’s Battle! We follow Thomas, Alice, and the Spook

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The Spook’s Secret by Joseph Delaney: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 4/5 SPOILER FREE In The Spook’s Secret by Joseph Delaney we find out a lot about the Spook’s past, which is something that has been hinted at a little before. I’m glad this was done this early in the fantasy series, as it’s good to wait a bit for mysteries to

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The Spook’s Curse by Joseph Delaney: Book Review

My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE Much like The Spook’s Apprentice, The Spook’s Curse continues to introduce us to The County and the threats from the Dark that continue to plague it. Things get a little more out of hand, however, as Joseph Delaney introduces us to boggarts and there is an old, angry

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The Spook’s Apprentice by Joseph Delaney: Book Review

Joseph Delaney Book Reviews

My Review My Rating: 5/5 SPOILER FREE I picked up The Spook’s Apprentice by Joseph Delaney as a kid when I’d run out of Harry Potter! I was immediately sucked in and fell in love with the characters and the fantasy world. Thomas Ward is the young hero of The Spook’s Apprentice. He’s the seventh

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