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Joseph Delaney

Biography

Joseph Delaney

Joseph Delaney formerly taught media and film studies at a high school in Blackpool, England. He lives with his family in Lancashire, in the middle of boggart territory.

Books by Joseph Delaney

by Joseph Delaney - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Young Adult 12+

In his job as the county’s spook, seventeen-year-old Thomas Ward is used to battling boggarts, witches and other creatures of the dark. But now he and his apprentice, Jenny, must team up with former rivals and enemies to fight the evil Kobalos warriors intent on destroying the county. The fight has cost the life of a strong ally, Grimalkin the witch assassin. Determined to end the war with the demons, Tom leads Jenny and Alice to Pendle for one last epic clash. Loyalties will be tested, alliances will be broken and not everyone will survive.

by Joseph Delaney - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Young Adult 13+

Tom Ward is now spook of the county, and with his apprentice, Jenny, he continues the fight against boggarts, witches and terrifying creatures of the dark. Together with the witch assassin, Grimalkin, Tom and Jenny lead an army into battle against a dangerous enemy --- but it all goes catastrophically wrong. The situation seems hopeless until Alice --- Tom’s lost love and a powerful witch --- appears. But how can Tom trust her again?

by Joseph Delaney - Supernatural, Youth Fiction

Tom Ward is the Spook, the one person who can defend the county from bloodthirsty creatures of the dark. But he's only seventeen, and his apprenticeship was cut short when his master died in battle. No one trusts Tom's skill, not till he's proven himself. And a fifteen-year-old girl named Jenny wants to be Tom's first apprentice—even though a female spook is unheard of. Together, Tom and Jenny will uncover the grave danger heading straight toward the county, and they'll team up with a witch assassin to confront it.

by Joseph Delaney - Fantasy, Young Adult 14+
The thirteenth—and final—book in the internationally best-selling fantasy adventure series that inspired the forthcoming major motion picture Seventh Son. Finally, Tom Ward, the spook's last apprentice, will confront the Fiend for the last time.
 
Tom Ward has battled boggarts, ghasts, witches, dark gods, and the most terrifying creatures to roam the earth. He's allied with the witch assassin Grimalkin, with a powerful boggart, and with Alice . . . the young witch who is also his true love. And he has kept one step ahead of the Fiend, the most evil being in the world. Now, he will vanquish the Fiend once and for all. But it will require a terrible sacrifice: not everyone Tom cares about will survive the final battle.
by Joseph Delaney - Fantasy, Fiction, Paranormal Mystery, Supernatural Fiction, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction

Night falls and fifteen-year-old Billy starts his first night as a prison guard. But this is no ordinary prison. There are haunted cells that can't be used, whispers in the night...and the dreaded Witch Well. Billy is warned to stay away from the prisoner down in the Witch Well. But what prison could be so frightening? Billy is about to find out...

by Joseph Delaney - Young Adult 13+

The 12th book in the internationally best-selling fantasy adventure series that inspired the forthcoming major motion picture Seventh Son. Told from the point of view of Alice, best friend --- and true love --- to Tom, the Spook's last apprentice. Alice is the most powerful witch in the world, and she ventures into the dark itself. Will she return?