Trials of Death (The Saga of Darren Shan, Book 5)

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9780007255801: Trials of Death (The Saga of Darren Shan, Book 5)

TRIALS OF DEATH – the fifth title in the compelling and chilling saga of Darren Shan – but the second part in a new TRILOGY, following Darren’s initiation into the vampire clan.

Compelled by his loyalty to Mr Crepsley, Darren Shan, the vampire’s assistant, agrees to prove his worthiness to the vampire clan by undertaking a series of trials. Each Trial is set by the Vampire Princes to test agility, cunning and intelligence. Failure means death.

Whilst their attention is focused on Darren, the vampire clan fail to notice that the vampaneze have infiltrated their mountain stronghold. Who is the traitor helping the vampaneze, and will Darren survive the trials to oust the vampire’s greatest foes?

Another atmospheric and terrifying tale from the author of Cirque Du Freak.

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Cirque Du Freak
“…fast-paced and compelling book which leaves the reader hungry for more.”
JK Rowling

‘Brilliant, macabre tale.’

"I read Cirque Du Freak last week. I loved it. I love the way you manage to juggle the funny with the unpleasant, the affection with the hurt. It's
great story-telling."
Roddy Doyle

The Vampire’s Assistant
“The Vampire’s Assistant blazes a thrilling, gruesome trail through a fascinating plot.”
The Good Book Guide

Vampire Mountain
“Get your teeth into it!”
Funday Times

From the Author:

Book 5 of The Saga Of Darren Shan. Five Trials -- five chances for Darren Shan to prove himself worthy of being a vampire -- five ways to die!

But while Darren struggles to complete and survive his perilous Trials, other forces are at work deep within Vampire Mountain. Their goal: to wipe the Princes and Generals from the face of the earth!! Darren is poised to uncover a shocking conspiracy -- but will he live long enough to spread the warning???

Trials Of Death is the middle book of the Vampire Mountain trilogy. Fast, fierce and furious, this is certainly not a book for the faint-hearted! The most action-packed entry in the series -- so far!!!

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