As Thomas and the Spook prepare for the battle of their lives, it becomes clear that the Bane isn't their only enemy. The Quisitor has arrived, searching for those who meddle with the dark so he can imprison them, or worse.
Can Thomas defeat the Bane on his own? Is his friend Alice guilty of witchcraft? And will the Spook be able to escape the Quisitor's clutches?
©2006 Joseph Delaney; (P)2006 HarperCollins Publishers
"Delaney infuses his characters with depth and emotion, but equally important, he grows his world by contributing significantly to the back story....Kids will breathlessly await Tom's next adventure." (Booklist)
This is the second book in this young adult series and it is definitely as good as the first. I am an adult and perhaps shouldn't be admitting to enjoying this series, but I do! The stories are excellent character-driven sotries and the narration is outstanding. I highly recommend this series.
love books,reading and audio..do yourself a favor and listen or read one ...it DOES make you smarter
once again Joseph Delany weaves a truly entertaining and genuinely spooky story replete with all types of sinister creatures and villians--great in the car --just kept me glued to the story waiting to see what would happen next--let go and put yourself there --in his haunting world of the "spook".
This was an intense and fun listen. The narrator was perfectly matched to the content and overall it was well-read.
Parental warning: With the "body-pressing" and some of the other graphically detailed descriptions in this book, I will be waiting a year or two to share it with my ten yr old daughter.
yes....this is actually already my third time listening to it. i love the series...it captivates me every time i listen to it.
there in my opinion is nothing that comes close to this book series.
the only experiences of his work i've listened to is from this series. but if all his performances are like this i bet they are amazing.
at times made me feel just as scared as tom was. i felt like i was just standing there with him.
this is my favorite series...even better then the harry potters!
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