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The Last of the Spirits

Chris Priestley

The Last of the Spirits by Chris PriestleySam and Lizzie are freezing and hungry on the streets of Victorian London. When Sam asks a wealthy man for some coins, he is rudely turned away. Months of struggle suddenly find their focus, and Sam resolves to kill the man. Huddling in a graveyard for warmth, Sam and Lizzie are horrified to see the earth around one of the tombs begin to shift, shortly followed by the wraithlike figure of a ghostly man. He warns Sam about the future which awaits such a bitter heart, and so begins Sam's journey led by terrifying spirits through the past, present and future, after which Sam must decide whether...
28 Nov 2014$8.99

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The Dead Men Stood Together

Chris Priestley

The Dead Men Stood Together by Chris PriestleyIn a harbour town long ago, a boy is entranced by his uncle?s stories of adventure in lands far away. Ignoring the crazy talk of the harbour pilot?s son about the uncle being the Devil, the boy boards a ship with his uncle. But the uncle soon makes enemies of the captain and crew and, in frustration at their superstition, kills an albatross that has befriended the ship. As the ship sails on, madness and death ensue, and the boy and the crew face unimaginable horrors. A superbly gripping and haunting tale for fans of all classic horror.
31 Aug 2013$12.99

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Through Dead Eyes

Chris Priestley

Through Dead Eyes by Chris PriestleyA subtle, sinister coming-of-age story with a contemporary setting and a dark dark past which quietly creeps up on the reader to unleash its deadly twist
6 Jun 2013$14.99

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Christmas Tales of Terror

Chris Priestley

Christmas Tales of Terror by Chris PriestleyFrom malevolent snowmen to Father Christmas - with a difference... Chris Priestley is on absolute top form in these atmospheric, clever, and thoroughly chilling stories. Add a new kind of thrill to the fluffiest of seasons with seven brilliantly conceived examples of why you'd better be good at Christmas time. For stories which can be enjoyed by the whole family, unwrap these perfectly formed festive tales of terror, each with a gripping yarn and genius twist.

Singing carols may never seem quite the same again... especially after dark.
28 Oct 2012$4.99

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Billy Wizard

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Billy Wizard by Chris Priestley

The first day at a new school is often tricky, and if the only person who befriends you claims to be a wizard you simply have to make the best of it! Joe is pretty certain that Billy has, as the teacher says, just got an over-active imagination but when he witnesses some pretty odd events at playtime, he's not quite so sure...

This is a really engaging book for newly confident readers, which perfectly captures the way young children speak and behave, in the classroom, the playground and at home. It's a refreshing new take both on bullying and on magic.

25 Aug 2012$10.18

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Tales of Terror from the Black Ship

Chris Priestley

Tales of Terror from the Black Ship by Chris PriestleyA follow up to Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror, this is another creepy middle grade story collection with a chilling frame. This time, the stories are all tales of the sea: pirates and plagues and storms a plenty...
24 Feb 2012$9.99

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Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror

Chris Priestley

Uncle Montague's Tales of Terror by Chris PriestleyThis spine-tingling novel has more than enough fear factor for the most ardent fan of scary stories. Uncle Montague lives alone in a big house, but regular visits from his nephew, Edgar, give him the opportunity to recount some of the frightening stories he knows. As each tale unfolds, an eerie pattern emerges of young lives gone awry in the most terrifying of ways. Young Edgar begins to wonder just how Uncle Montague knows all these ghastly tales. This clever collection of stories-within-a-story is perfectly matched with darkly witty illustrations by David Roberts.
24 Feb 2012$9.99

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The Dead of Winter

Chris Priestley

The Dead of Winter by Chris PriestleyWhen Michael's parents die, he is invited to stay with his guardian in a desolate country house. When Michael spots a woman out in the frozen mists on the day he arrives, he suspects something is not quite right. But little can prepare him for the solitude of the house itself. His guardian is rarely seen, and there's a malevolent force lurking in an old hallway mirror. Michael soon realises that the house and its grounds harbour many secrets, both dead and alive.
11 Jan 2012$13.99

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Mister Creecher

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Mister Creecher by Chris PriestleyBilly is a street urchin, pickpocket and petty thief. Mister Creecher is a giant of a man who terrifies everyone he meets. Their relationship begins as pure convenience. But a bond swiftly develops between these two misfits as their bloody journey takes them ever northwards on the trail of their target . . . Victor Frankenstein.

Friendship, trust and betrayal form a dangerous liaison in this moving and frightening new book from Chris Priestley.

25 Sep 2011$2.99

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