Justin Somper, internationally acclaimed author of young adult fiction, returns with the exciting sequel to the thrilling Vampirates: Demons of the Ocean. This swashbuckling adventure takes the bold seafaring twins,Connor and Grace, across the treacherous oceans where the notorious vampirates prowl.
Conor and Grace are twins, recently orphaned after their widowed father's death. They decide to set sail for new pastures in their father's last possession, his sailboat. But a vicious storm capsizes their boat, and the twins are separated. Two mysterious ships sail to their rescue, each picking up one twin before disappearing into the mist. Conor wakes to find himself on a pirate ship; Grace finds herself locked in a darkened room, as the vampirates wait for night to fall and their feasting to begin.
"Decent... with a lackluster finale"
Internationally best-selling author Justin Somper’s exciting Vampirates novels are eagerly anticipated for their swashbuckling adventure. The fifth exciting installment of the series finds the rebel Sidorio - the self-proclaimed King of the Vampirates - eager to expand his empire. But as the Pirate Federation and the Nocturnal Vampirates fight back, destroying rebel ships on sight, Grace and Connor Tempest find themselves drawn into the epicenter of this dangerous conflict.
A bloody war is raging across the oceans, with the Pirate Federation and Nocturnals in alliance against the renegade Vampirates, led by Sidorio and Lola. Nothing will stop either one from making their presence dangerously known in battle. Connor and Grace Tempest each have important roles to play in the war - he as a pirate warrior at the heart of the fight; she as a powerful healer working with the war-wounded. As the twins face their greatest challenges to date, old allies and foes return to play their part in the ultimate battle of Pirate versus Vampirate.
"probably one the worst series I've read. "
Prince Anders, the ruler of Archenfield, has been murdered, leaving his younger brother, Jared, to ascend the throne. Sixteen-year-old Jared feels unprepared to rule the kingdom and its powerful and dangerous court, yet he knows he can rely on the 12 officers of the court to advise him. He also knows he can just as easily be at their mercy - especially when it appears that one of them may be responsible for his brother's death. Unable to trust anyone, Jared takes it upon himself to hunt down his brother's killer - but the killer may be hunting him, as well.
They killed his brother. Now they're coming for him. . .As the second prince of Archenfield, Jared never asked to be more than the spare. But behind the walls of the castle is a dark and dangerous court where murder and intrigue are never far below the surface. Now his older brother is dead. The kingdom is his. And the target is on his back. Can he find the assassin before the assassin finds him?