Darren Shan is just an ordinary schoolboy – until he gets an invitation to visit the Cirque du Freak… until he meets Madame Octa, until he comes face-to-face with a creature of the night. Soon, Darren and his friend Steve are caught in a deadly trap. Darren must make a bargain with the one person who can save Steve. But that person only deals in blood… The first chilling book in a series of 12.
Recommended age: 12+