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A New Darkness

Starblade Chronicles, Book 1 · Starblade Chronicles

by Joseph Delaney Author · Thomas Judd Narrator

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The first book in a chilling new trilogy from the author of the internationally bestselling Last Apprentice series! Tom Ward is an apprentice no longer—he is a full-fledged spook battling boggarts, witches, and other creatures of the dark. A New Darkness is the first in a three-book arc that introduces brand-new readers to Joseph Delaney's haunting world.

Tom Ward is the Spook, the one person who can defend the county from bloodthirsty creatures of the dark. But he's only seventeen, and his apprenticeship was cut short when his master died in battle. No one trusts Tom's skill, not until he's proven himself. And a fifteen-year-old girl named Jenny knows more about the three mysterious deaths in the county than Tom does. She is a seventh daughter of a seventh daughter, and she wants to be Tom's first apprentice—even though a female spook is unheard of. Together, Tom and Jenny will uncover the grave danger heading straight toward the county, and they'll team up with a witch assassin to confront it.

A New Darkness begins a three-book arc that will introduce new readers to Joseph Delaney's deliciously scary imagination, and electrify his longtime fans. A New Darkness is perfect for every reader who loves thrills, chills, action, and adventure—no prior knowledge of The Last Apprentice series is necessary!

The Last Apprentice series, the first internationally bestselling series about Tom Ward, is now a major motion picture, Seventh Son, starring Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes, Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Olivia Williams, Antje Traue, Djimon Hounsou, and Julianne Moore as Mother Malkin.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Greenwillow Books
Imprint:
Greenwillow Books
Edition:
Unabridged
Publication Date:
2014
Series:
Starblade Chronicles

Format

  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook 198.2 MB
  • OverDrive Listen 198.2 MB

Joseph Delaney (Author)

Joseph Delaney is the author of the internationally best-selling The Last Apprentice series, which is soon to be a major motion picture, Seventh Son. He is a former English teacher who lives in the heart of boggart territory in Lancashire, England...

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Creators

Narrator :
Clare Corbett
Narrator :
Thomas Judd
Author :
Joseph Delaney
Narrator :
Gabrielle Glaister
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