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Publisher's Summary

The nightmare continues for the new vampire's assistant in the second installment of the New York Times best-selling Saga of Darren Shan.

Darren Shan was just an ordinary schoolboy until his visit to the Cirque du Freak. Now, as he struggles with his new life as a vampire's assistant, he tries desperately to resist the one temptation that sickens him, the one thing that can keep him alive. But destiny is calling. The Wolf Man is waiting.

©2013 Darren Shan (P)2013 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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Great book

It was a great book I read when I was younger and revisiting it was great.
My only complaint is that they don't do a package deal with them sense they are so short

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Great story

Great story and a superb performance. Top notch all the way. Can’t wait to get the next book.

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Absolute favorite 📚

I have loved this book since high school it was wonderful to visit it again💗

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just and overall fun book

lots of ups and downs, creating a real sense of attachment to the characters. Ralph Lister does a fantastic job voicing the characters and their implied emotions.

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I can listen to Ralph read this series for years!

The book and the narrator were a perfect mix! I loved this series to begin with but with Ralph's tremendous storytelling, just made it even more perfect. Even more thrilling, even more emotional, and even more irresistible.

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vampires and not the ones that sparkle

A story that follows a young man who is learning how to adjust to his igsisence

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Fun YA Drama/Urban Fantasy

2 books into this series and I am enjoying it. Solid Narrator and great stories.

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wasn't as good as the first book

it was a good story overall but the ending was so sad didn't expect it to end that way still recommend reading

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Great Ceres

You will fall in love with the characters and their aventures a book you can't put down into Finnish really enjoyed it

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dark macab and beautiful

i love the journey it takes you on and it doesn't feel like one of those books that's clearly ripping off another. so yeah great story great narrator

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  • Louis-Sebastian
  • 08-28-16

Speechless

Marvelous book and yet another perfect performance by the narrator. This book brought me both tears and laughs. Starting the 3. One in the series right away!

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  • Jamie M.
  • 12-10-16

Enjoyable second installment.

Great characters, enticing story and moorish.
Brilliant writing style that gives a real affinity for the characters.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 06-16-20

Good Story, Performance Hurt My Ears.

Good Overall Story.
End of the performance was difdicukf to listen to.

Still would recommend :)

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  • s Sporkmann
  • 09-11-19

as an book

amazing book remained
But they both high Leo the UK is not be the best to make sure you have q

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  • MessyCat
  • 07-02-19

Love it

So a great book series, great for adults and teenagers alike.
Narrator took some getting used to but so enjoy all the same

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  • PandathatWas
  • 06-26-19

Perfection

I loved this book growing up, the Narrator does a wonderful job of telling it.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-14-18

addicting story line

very addicting. the narrator was great. its a little cringy but overall it was great

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  • N.R. Marxsen
  • 11-19-19

poor quality listening

I know this is a amazing book as I read it when I was young.
I bought this for my kids to listen to in the car, but, sadly, the audio jumps every 3 seconds and we are not hearing the whole sentences. I don't know why, but it was very disappointing.