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Delaney, Joseph 1945-

Overview
Works: 212 works in 950 publications in 9 languages and 38,046 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Paranormal fiction  Fantasy fiction, English  Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Horror tales 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.2, FIC
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Publications about Joseph Delaney
Publications by Joseph Delaney
Most widely held works about Joseph Delaney
 
Most widely held works by Joseph Delaney
Revenge of the witch by Joseph Delaney( Book )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,458 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."
Attack of the Fiend by Joseph Delaney( Book )
37 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,034 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
Curse of the bane by Joseph Delaney( Book )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,904 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
Night of the soul-stealer by Joseph Delaney( Book )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 1,828 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
Rise of the huntress by Joseph Delaney( Book )
28 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,707 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
The last apprentice, wrath of the bloodeye by Joseph Delaney( Book )
16 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,641 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
Clash of the demons by Joseph Delaney( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,523 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
Fury of the seventh son by Joseph Delaney( Book )
28 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 1,190 libraries worldwide
"Thomas Ward faces his ultimate test as he and his master prepare to deal with the Fiend once and for all"--
Rage of the fallen by Joseph Delaney( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,150 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
The Spook's tale and other horrors by Joseph Delaney( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,095 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 )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,053 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 )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 973 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"--
Revenge of the witch by Joseph Delaney( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 943 libraries worldwide
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?
A new darkness by Joseph Delaney( Book )
12 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 907 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
The spook's bestiary : the guide to creatures of the dark by Joseph Delaney( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 817 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
The ghost prison by Joseph Delaney( Book )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 720 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 Spook's apprentice by Joseph Delaney( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Thomas Ward, the seventh son of a seventh son, is apprentice to the local Spook. The job is hard, the Spook is distant and many have failed before Thomas. He must learn how to exorcise ghosts, contain witches and bind boggarts. But when he is tricked into freeing Mother Malkin, the most evil witch in the County, the horror begins
Seventh son by Jeff Bridges( visu )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
When a man becomes an apprentice to a witch-hunting spook, he discovers that he must fight against a powerful witch queen to save the kingdom
 
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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 britisk skribent
Joseph Delaney Brits schrijver
Joseph Delaney brittisk författare
Joseph Delaney écrivain britannique
Joseph Delaney scrittore britannico
Дилейни, Джозеф
딜레이니, 조셉 1945-
ディレイニー, ジョゼフ
Languages
English (243)
French (12)
Polish (4)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (2)
Slovenian (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
Czech (1)
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