The Spook's Blood
The first edition cover of The Spook's Blood


Joseph Delaney


Horror, Chiller, Children's Book, Mild Fantasy, Weird Fiction


  • Bodley Head (UK Hardback
  • Red Fox (UK Paperback)
  • Greenwillow Books (US Edition)

Release Date

June 7th 2012

Place in the series

Book Ten


  • 384 (UK)
  • 384 (US)

Preceded by

Slither's Tale

Followed by

I am Grimalkin

The Spook's Blood is the tenth novel in the children's book series The Wardstone Chronicles written by English author Joseph Delaney.

Publishing Information

The novel was originally published on June 7th 2012 by Bodley Head in hardback but since then it has been released in paperback (published by Red Fox) and reprinted in a new-style cover.

The book was also released in the US as to be confirmed due to 'spook' may be viewed as a racist term to some of the American population.

Book Description

Time is running out for Thomas Ward. His final battle against the Fiend is drawing near, and the Spook's apprentice has never felt more alone in his task.

Isolated and afraid, the Fiend is set to send the greatest of his servants against him - Siscoi, a Vampire God more ferocious than anything he has yet faced. Tom must risk his life to prevent the evil beast from entering this world, even as he learns that the final destruction of the Fiend may involve a sacrifice more terrible than he can imagine...

Detailed Plot

Book Chapters


Character Killed By Cause Of Death Circumstances

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