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What to expect

The fourth instalment of the Wardstone Chronicles. In Pendle the witches are rising and the three most powerful witch clans are rumoured to be uniting in order to conjure an unimaginable evil. Together they will be capable of raising the dark made flesh – the Devil himself.

Tom and the Spook need to set off for Pendle to avert the unthinkable. But before they go, the Spook tells Tom to journey home and collect the trunks Mam left behind for him. But what dark family secrets are contained in the trunks? And will they place Tom’s family in even greater danger or provide the help Tom and his master will need in Pendle?

Critics Review

  • . . . 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
  • Impressively written and deliciously spine-tingling

    Borders, Publishing News
  • This fourth adventure is possibly the best yet

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

    Waterstone's Books Quarterly
  • Spooky stuff!

    TBK

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