Spook's: Alice : Book 12 Hardback
Part of the The Wardstone Chronicles series
A lot of dark stuff happened when I was young that I've never even told to my dearest friend, Tom Ward.
Dark and scary things I hoped I had left behind for ever ...Over the years, Alice has fought evil side by side with the Spook and his apprentice, Thomas Ward.
But now Alice is alone - in the realm of the dark. And the creatures she has helped to banish there, now have the chance to take their revenge.
Alice must seek the final weapon needed to destroy the Fiend for good.
If she fails, the world will fall into despair and darkness.
If she succeeds, it means facing her own death at the hands of her dearest friend.
But can she prevent the darkness from overtaking her over completely ...?
The penultimate instalment of the Wardstone Chronicles follows Alice, Thomas Ward's loyal companion, to the most terrifying place of all.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 304 pages, illustrations
- Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
- Publication Date: 06/06/2013
- Category: Fantasy
- ISBN: 9780370329802
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Review by claireh18
Received this book via a goodreads giveaway. 'Alice' is the 12th and penultimate book in the Spook's series, and is the only one I have read to date. Despite not having read any of the previous eleven books, I found Alice easy to read - in fact I have just finished it now, at 4.15AM as I was unable to put it down so I carried on reading through the night, desperate to know what happened next!Alice gives enough background information for you to understand her part in the series together with some of her history. The story is well written, fast-paced, exciting and intriguing - a great combination! The characters are described really well, so that the reader can picture them easily. The plot is full of twists and turns and isn't predictable. Just when you think you know what is about to happen, another twist takes you in a totally different direction and being taken along for the ride is brilliant! I've not read anything else by Joseph Delaney, but I will definitely be reading more from this great author. 5 out of 5 stars - not a score I give often or lightly. I am really looking forward to starting the Spook's series from the very beginning - many sleepless nights to follow