The Vampire Castle

The Vampire Castle

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by Malla Duncan
     
 

Warning: this book is scary - please heed the age group.Eleven days before Elspeth's 11th birthday she is taken to meet her grandfather for the first time at his dark mansion, Whitterburn Hall. He tells her she is heir to a vast inheritance but before he can explain further, Elspeth is forced to flee the house and finds herself on a journey of terror and

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Warning: this book is scary - please heed the age group.Eleven days before Elspeth's 11th birthday she is taken to meet her grandfather for the first time at his dark mansion, Whitterburn Hall. He tells her she is heir to a vast inheritance but before he can explain further, Elspeth is forced to flee the house and finds herself on a journey of terror and curiosity in strange worlds that are surely not on earth. Taking a wrong turn in the Shadow Garden, Elspeth is captured by an aging vampire, Count Dragool of Castle Vlad. Escaping from the castle becomes extremely difficult when she has to face something even worse than the vampires.Join Elspeth and her friends Roger and Jack (and peculiar friend Nigel) on an extraordinary journey that will take you further from home than you have ever been. Experience the shock, amusement and puzzlement that awaits in the Shadow Garden where you may not step on the shadows - and must never step backwards. Book II "The Ghost Road" is soon to be published.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011292484
Publisher:
Malla Duncan
Publication date:
05/04/2011
Series:
The Shadow Garden , #1
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
479,412
File size:
284 KB
Age Range:
5 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Malla Duncan lives in Cape Town and writes across a variety of genres from 'women-in-jeopardy' to romantic adventure, children's fantasy and humorous books for African children. Her suspense novels are fast-paced, contemporary full-length stand-alone reads which introduce ordinary, flawed women characters caught in extraordinary circumstances.

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The Vampire Castle 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 21 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good read. Puts you in mind of H.P. It is meant for the ages of six through twelve, but some scenes are too frightening for someone so young. See blog.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very confusing but loved the parts that were not
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Best book in the whole world!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!100%!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1000000000000%:
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Its not free :(
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is a book i would read over and over again
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
took a while to figure what was going on
beccasue71 More than 1 year ago
It was pretty good.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Eh. Good for a short read, but otherwise, not really intresting
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thought I was reading a weird version of wizard of oz. Kept waiting for the music and song. Did not finish the book. Very boring.
Handofdoom More than 1 year ago
One of the best books out there to read .
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Love it!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Lots of aventure I loved it!
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Best book ever!
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Great read for young readers.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Poop
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