The Witch’s Warning




      The Witch’s Warning
A gloriously spooky horror fantasy story from Joseph Delaney, the internationally multi million bestselling author of The Spook s Apprentice Crafty halted, his heart lurching with fear, his mouth dry There were bare footprints in the white snow, and each one was smeared with red, as if the owner of those clawed feet had stepped in a puddle of blood Crafty and his friends have already faced dozens of horrifying aberrations during their time as Castle Gate Grubs assistants to the mysterious guild of Gatemancers, who fight against the terrifying Shole But the real battle is only just beginning New and dangerous aberrations are appearing all the time, and worse yet, it seems someone from within the Castle is helping them attack And when an old enemy returns to give Crafty a disturbing warning, it seems time might be running out for all of them. Free Read The Witch’s Warning [ Author ] Joseph Delaney [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – heartforum.co.uk

Joseph Delaney is a full time writer living in Lancashire, in the heart of Boggart territory He first got the idea for the Wardstone Chronicles series when he moved to the village where he lives now and discovered there was a local boggart a man like me needs boggarts around He made a note in his notebook a story about a man who hunts boggarts and years later when he had to come up with an idea at short notice developed this into The Spook s Apprentice , the first book in the series.He continues to draw upon the folklore of Lancashire and has acquired much local knowledge over the years which he tweaks and modifies to create his fictional world Another source of inspiration has been Lancashire s varied and atmospheric landscape Many of the locations in the County are based on actual places in Lancashire In the early days of his writing career Joseph worked as a teacher at a Sixth Form College his subjects were English, Film and Media Studies He used to get up early and write every morning before work That way he could write a book a year which promptly got rejected When the Americans bought the series he decided to give up teaching and write full time Prior to teaching he worked as an engineer in his twenties, completing an apprenticeship just like Tom Ward in the spook s books.Joseph describes his method of writing as a process of discovery He doesn t plot too far ahead and often doesn t know what is going to happen until he writes it down In other words he makes it up as he goes along He prefers writing dialogue to description, in which he says he is a minimalist and leaves much to the reader s imagination He has a new series underway, Arena 13 This is a complete departure from the world of ghosts, ghasts and boggarts and centres on a young boy called Leith and surprisingly, an Arena and an evil creature called Hob Joseph has three children and nine grandchildren and is a wonderful public speaker available for conference, library and bookshop events.The Spook s Apprentice, The Spook s Curse and The Spook s Secret have all been shortlisted for the Lancashire children s Book for the Year Award The Spook s Apprentice is the winner of both the Sefton Book Award and the Hampshire Book Award from publisher s website


      The Witch’s Warning
 By Joseph Delaney IBN : 0241349958 Format : Paperback – heartforum.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 303 pages
  • The Witch’s Warning
  • Joseph Delaney
  • 26 June 2017
  • 0241349958

10 thoughts on “ The Witch’s Warning

  1. Yami says:

    sadly it is only three stars for me , though I LOVE Delaney s work, but this one felt like merely a filler, it wasn t as grasping as the Spook s when I could barely leave the book.every time the cliffhanger turns out okay, they are rescued all over the time, and the dark is not dark enough I think my favorite part is the flappers the idea in itself if new and unique, the Crafty ,Lick and Lucky trio felt soooo much like Harry ,Hermione and Ron, I know thise three are always in the back of all sadly it is only three stars for me , though I LOVE Delaney s work, but this one felt like merely a filler, it wasn t as grasping as the Spook s when I could barely leave the book.every time the cliffhanger turns out okay, they are rescued all over the time, and the dark is not dark enough I think my favorite part is the flappers the idea in itself if new and unique, the Crafty ,Lick and Lucky trio felt soooo much like Harry ,Hermione and Ron, I know thise three are always in the back of all readers minds when it comes to two boys and girl kind of protagonists but to be specfic it gave be a flash back of the end of PRisoner of Azkban when Ron was the attacked shrug the novel is interesting and all, but n...

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