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Delaney, Joseph 1945-

Overview
Works: 219 works in 1,383 publications in 13 languages and 41,832 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Paranormal fiction  Young adult works  Fantasy fiction  Horror tales  Horror fiction  Ghost stories  Drama  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.2, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Joseph Delaney
 
Most widely held works by Joseph Delaney
Curse of the bane by Joseph Delaney( Book )

65 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now thirteen years old, Tom Ward continues his apprenticeship with the Spook as they confront a dangerous bane who can control people's thoughts
Revenge of the witch by Joseph Delaney( Book )

30 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son, starts work as an apprentice for the village spook, whose job is to protect ordinary folk from "ghouls, boggarts, and all manner of wicked beasties."
Night of the soul-stealer by Joseph Delaney( Book )

73 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom is dismayed when his master the Spook decrees that they will be spending the winter on gloomy and forbidding Anglezarke Moor but soon discovers the reason for his master's decision, as they tangle with two dangerous witches and struggle to keep a dark mage from resurrecting an ancient evil
Attack of the Fiend by Joseph Delaney( Book )

49 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When witches steal Tom's inheritance and kidnap his relatives, Tom, the Spook, and Alice set out for Pendle Hill, a particularly dangerous district, in hopes of preventing the three witch clans from uniting to raise the Fiend, the Devil himself, thus bringing about an age of darkness
Clash of the demons by Joseph Delaney( Book )

48 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom is reunited with his mother and must return to Greece to face a new and terrible threat from the dark forces, and a momentous decision must be made, causing a serious rift between Tom and the Spook that threatens to separate them forever
A new darkness by Joseph Delaney( Book )

78 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although his apprenticeship was not done when John Gregory died, Tom Ward spent years learning to fight boggarts, witches, demons, and more and feels prepared to be the new county Spook, but while his youth causes many people to distrust him, Jenny is determined to be his apprentice
Rage of the fallen by Joseph Delaney( Book )

42 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Apprentice Tom and the Spook for whom he works flee to Ireland, where a powerful witch has joined forces with the dark mages trying to call forth ancient powers to destroy Tom
Rise of the huntress by Joseph Delaney( Book )

37 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning from Greece, Tom and the Spook find that their home, including the Spook's precious library of knowledge, has been burned to the ground, and that their battle against the denizens of the dark must continue
Lure of the dead by Joseph Delaney( Book )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As creatures of the dark hunt for the witch assassin Grimalkin, who carries the captured Fiend's head, Spook's apprentice Tom tries to find a way to finish this terrifying evil once and for all
Slither by Joseph Delaney( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Slither lurks in woods and towns, hunting for human blood, but before he can feast on three lovely sisters, their dying father binds the monster to a bargain
Fury of the seventh son by Joseph Delaney( Book )

46 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thomas Ward faces his ultimate test as he and his master prepare to deal with the Fiend once and for all"--
The Spook's tale and other horrors by Joseph Delaney( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As sixty-year-old John Gregory reflects on the past, he reveals how the world of ghosts, ghasts, witches, and boggarts was exposed to him and he later became the Spook, even though his first intention had been to join the priesthood
A coven of witches by Joseph Delaney( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Separate tales reveal the backgrounds of four terrifying witches, including Alice and the Spook's love, Meg
I am Alice by Joseph Delaney( Book )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alice Dean's destiny is intertwined with Tom Ward's. But he's going to be the next Spook, and she's a witch--possibly the most powerful one the county has ever seen. To rid the world of its greatest evil, the Fiend, Alice will venture into the depths of the dark"--
The ghost prison by Joseph Delaney( Book )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 962 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fifteen-year-old Billy guards a castle prison. But it isn't just criminals he'll be guarding--the ghosts of executed prisoners haunt the place"--
The last apprentice, wrath of the bloodeye by Joseph Delaney( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing adventures of Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son and apprentice to the local Spook, who faces danger and death daily in his job protecting the region from evil
The spook's bestiary : the guide to creatures of the dark by Joseph Delaney( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ready to be presented to the last apprentice, Tom Ward, the spook's notebook contains instructions for vanquishing boggarts, witches, the unquiet dead, and other dark creatures and spirits
Wrath of the bloodeye by Joseph Delaney( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The continuing adventures of Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son and apprentice to the local Spook, who faces danger and death daily in his job protecting the region from evil
The dark army by Joseph Delaney( Book )

14 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Ward is now Spook of the county, and with his apprentice, Jenny, he continues the fight against boggarts, witches and terrifying new creatures of the dark. Along with the witch assassin, Grimalkin, Tom and Jenny lead an army into battle against a dangerous enemy -- but it all goes catastrophically wrong. The situation seems hopeless until Alice, Tom's lost love and a powerful witch, appears. But Alice had turned to the dark: can Tom trust her now? --
Revenge of the witch by Joseph Delaney( Recording )

22 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Tom, the seventh son of a seventh son, starts work as an apprentice for the village spook, whose job is to protect ordinary folk from "ghouls, boggarts, and all manner of wicked beasties." Capturing witches Binding boggarts Driving away ghosts For years, Old Gregory has been the Spook for the county, ridding the local villages of evil. Now his time is coming to an end. But who will take over for him? Twenty-nine apprentices have tried-some floundered, some fled, some failed to stay alive. Only Thomas Ward is left. He's the last hope; the last apprentice. Can Thomas succeed? Will he learn the difference between a benign witch and a malevolent one? Does the Spook's warning against girls with pointy shoes include Alice? And what will happen if Thomas accidentally frees Mother Malkin, the most evil witch in the county?
 
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Revenge of the witchNight of the soul-stealerAttack of the FiendClash of the demonsA new darknessRage of the fallenRise of the huntressThe Spook's tale and other horrors
Alternative Names
Delaney, Joseph

Delaney, Joseph H.

Delaney, Joseph H. 1945-

Delaney, Joseph H. (Joseph Henry), 1945-

Delaney, Joseph Henry.

Delaney, Joseph Henry 1945-

Haderack, J. K. 1945-

Joseph Delaney

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Джозеф Дилейни Британский писатель

Джозеф Ділейні

Джоузеф Дилейни

Дилейни, Джозеф

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딜레이니, 조셉 1945-

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ディレイニー, ジョゼフ

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