Delilah And The Dark Stuff

Delilah And The Dark Stuff

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The hilarious sequel to The Henry Game. After bad experiences with ghosts (The Henry Game) Abigail and Lauren have given up dabbling in dark magic and life in dull old Northgate has returned to normal. Then new-girl, Delilah Lane introduces herself as a witch in A-level English class and things start to get interesting. When Delilah promises she can clear up Lauren's eczema and spice up Abbie's love life the girls are easily drawn into her world of witchcraft. The rituals seem to work and soon Delilah's gorgeous older brother Joel is head over heels in love with Abbie. However not everyone approves of the girls activities. Delilah's step-father, 'The Loathsome Verne' is enraged by Delilah's behaviour. But worse still is Delilah's ghostly stalker; a gaunt dark figure who materializes at rituals. The girls identify this terrifying presence as Matthew Hopkins, the Witchfinder General. When the Witchfinder turns up on her doorstep it's the last straw for Abbie and she decides the magic has to stop, even though it means giving up the gorgeous Joel. It's almost a relief therefore, when Verne whisks Delilah and her mother off to darkest Shropshire to live. But then a letter arrives from Delilah summoning Abbie and Lauren to the countryside for Christmas. What the girls' don't know is that Delilah is now resorting to 'The Dark Stuff', brewing the ultimate spell to banish the Loathsome Verne for good. But the Witchfinder General is watching and the girl's are about to find themselves in very deep more

Product details

  • 12+
  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 130 x 199 x 19mm | 209g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552547948
  • 9780552547949
  • 2,078,581

About Susan Davis

SUSAN DAVIS has worked as a library assistant, dinner lady, museum guide, tourist information assistant and amateur astrologer. The author of many short stories for adults, which have been published widely in magazines and broadcast on BBC Radio 4, and the winner of the West Midlands Arts Literature Award in 1998, two competitions for new writing run by Mslexia magazine, and the recipient of an Arts Council Award for her work. She lives in Shropshire and has two grown-up children and one young more

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'I don't do dark stuff. Dark stuff comes back on you three times over' After bad experiences with spooks Abbie and Lauren have sworn off the dark arts. Then self-proclaimed teen-witch Delilah declares she can use her craft to clear up Laurens' eczema and spice up Abbie's love life . . . It seems like harmless fun. But there's a sinister figure stalking the girls and when Delilah starts to dabble in the dark stuff the girls find themselves in very deep water .show more

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