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Delaney, Joseph 1945-

Overview
Works: 240 works in 865 publications in 13 languages and 34,544 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Horror tales  Occult fiction  Fantasy fiction  Drama  Ghost stories 
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PZ7.D373183, [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 )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,640 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 )
47 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,535 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
Curse of the bane by Joseph Delaney( Book )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 2,280 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
Attack of the Fiend by Joseph Delaney( Book )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,775 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 )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,679 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
Rage of the fallen by Joseph Delaney( Book )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,439 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 )
16 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,381 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 Spook's tale and other horrors by Joseph Delaney( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,155 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 )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,097 libraries worldwide
Separate tales reveal the backgrounds of four terrifying witches, including Alice and the Spook's love, Meg
Lure of the dead by Joseph Delaney( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,084 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 )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,049 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
I am Alice by Joseph Delaney( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,000 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 last apprentice, wrath of the bloodeye by Joseph Delaney( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 962 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 )
12 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and French and held by 831 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 Spook's apprentice by Joseph Delaney( Book )
44 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 810 libraries worldwide
A wonderful and terrifying series by a new writer about a young boy training to be an exorcist. Thomas Ward is the seventh son of a seventh son and has been apprenticed to the local Spook. The job is hard, the Spook is distant and many apprentices have failed before Thomas. Somehow Thomas 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
The ghost prison by Joseph Delaney( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 749 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"--
Wrath of the bloodeye by Joseph Delaney( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 722 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
Revenge of the witch by Joseph Delaney( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 710 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."
Fury of the seventh son by Joseph Delaney( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
"Thomas Ward faces his ultimate test as he and his master prepare to deal with the Fiend once and for all"-- Provided by publisher
The last apprentice curse of the bane by Joseph Delaney( Sound Recording )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 670 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
 
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Alternative Names
Delaney, Joseph H.
Delaney, Joseph H. (Joseph Henry), 1945-
Delaney, Joseph Henry.
Delaney, Joseph Henry, 1945-
ディレイニー, ジョゼフ
Languages
English (210)
French (21)
Danish (20)
Japanese (8)
Dutch (6)
Polish (3)
Spanish (3)
Swedish (2)
Korean (2)
Czech (2)
Vietnamese (1)
Turkish (1)
Slovenian (1)
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