The Spook's Destiny


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

26th May, 2011

Place in the series

The Wardstone Chronicles: Book Eight


256 Pages (UK Hardcover)

Preceded by

The Spook's Nightmare

Followed by

Spook's: I Am Grimalkin

The Spook's Destiny is the eighth book released in Joseph Delaney's children book series, The Wardstone Chronicles.

Publishing Information

The Spook's Destiny follows Tom, the Spook, Alice and Grimalkin on a journey to Ireland where they encounter enemies unknown to the County.

It was released on the 26th May, 2011 and re-released 2012 in paperback and US editions.

It was published by three companies; Bodley Head, Red Fox, and Greenwillow Books.

Book Description

The Spook, Tom and Alice travel to Ireland, fleeing from the war in the County. There, Tom must tackle a group of evil mages who are desperate to rid their land of the Spook and his apprentice, and to increase their own dark powers.

His dangerous mission against the mages leads Tom to the Destiny Blade - a sword with a dark side, and a thirst for blood . . . Will this new weapon give him a fighting chance against the Fiend?

If he's to survive, he'll need training, and only one person can help - Grimalkin, the witch assassin. The dark against the dark . . .

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