The quest for the Vampaneze Lord continues for the hunters of the dusk. Darren gets an unwelcome taste of reality when he is forced to go back to school and his past catches up with him.
Maturing at one fifth the rate of a normal human, Darren has the looks of a fifteen year old, even though he is very much older. Vampire Prince and vampaneze killer he may be, but someone has shopped him to the authorities and it’s time for Darren to go back to school.
But school is not the only thing Darren has to come to terms with: faces from the past, the death of a clan member, a clash with a vampire hunter and blood-thirsty vampaneze mean Darren’s past is catching up with him – fast. It’s time for the allies of the night to join forces. The hunt is on…
Hunters of the Dusk
The attention to detail is as great as ever and it will leave fans with the promise of bigger revelations and developments to come. Funday Times
Cirque Du Freak
A compelling book…a plot full of twists which leaves the reader hungry for more. J.K. Rowling
One of the 50 Best Children’s books of 1999
"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
A top notch supernatural thriller told with pace and tension… Leave the lights on…
Books Etc Magazine
The Vampire’s Assistant
The Vampire’s Assistant blazes a thrilling, gruesome trail through a fascinating plot.
The Good Book Guide
About the author
Darren Shan is the number-one best-selling author of the series THE SAGA OF DARREN SHAN, the DEMONATA and more recently the SAGA OF LARTEN CREPSLEY and ZOM-B. His books have been read by millions of people around the world and translated into more than 25 languages. Darren lives in seclusion in the depths of Ireland. He is a big film buff, and also loves theatre, comics and books, and collecting art. He loves dreaming up new ways to terrify his readers, but never drinks blood. Or so he claims.