Spook’s: I Am Grimalkin. 91dR+MEL The UK Hardcover Edition. Author. Joseph Delaney. Illustrators. David Wyatt. Genre. Horror, Thriller. Publishers. The Wardstone Chronicles, published as The Last Apprentice series in the U.S., is a dark fantasy series of books written by British author Joseph Delaney and published in the UK by The Bodley Head Spook’s: I Am Grimalkin (U.S. – The Last Apprentice: Grimalkin The Witch Assassin) – ; The Spook’s Blood (U.S. . Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Joseph Delaney is a retired English teacher. He has three children and nine grandchildren and is a wonderful public.

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I am now on book 6. I do like this going back and forth in time thing.

Again, in my review, I can’t say much about the plot lest I give something away. Beautifully illustrated and with a stunning emerald cover and jacket, this exquisite book is something to treasure and which has the most striking cover within the entire series.

As I said earlier this is one of my favorite books of the series so it won’t be a surprise when I say this gets 5 out of 5 stars from me. A few things here and there, maybe, but nothing that couldn’t be fit into a regular story.

A very different and intense protagonist compared to Thomas Ward. She is the witch assassin of the Malkin clan, and her name is no accident: This book has not killed my wish to finish the series, but it seriously shook the one to read the folow-up series in the same universe, especially considering that the general consensus was that one is not as good.


I Am Grimalkin finds Joseph Delaney back on top form once again. This makes me want to go back and reread the previous eight books. They all got what they deserved.

I Am Grimalkin by Joseph Delaney

In which Grimalkin kicks ass and saves Will, the son of some wealthy dude. This book is mostly going to be Grimalkin running, I imagine. Grimalkni book was simply the best. Once she recovers enough Grimalkin and Thorne set off for Malkin Tower to consult with the Lamias who offer them refuge from their pursuers.

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My sister puts post-its of simple affirmations around herself. It’s all a about a witch assassin named Grimalkin and she has made it her lifetime ambition the destroy the Fiend avenge the brutal murder of her son. She’s her own little monster. This seemed at odds with her fighting skills, her mind seeming a bit childish, because she was supposedly a virtuoso assassin for her age.

May 18, Fran rated it really liked it Shelves: She did not equally care about the people that dellaney to help her, or kill her.

Get to Know Us. Sep 03, Brandi rated it did not like it. And her mission is deadly. Hagurosan Ddlaney Shan Grimalkin seems to have done much the same, and through the power of positive thinking, she formed herself into the most brutal and Instead of Tom Ward, Grimalkin narrates this installment. Grim wants to win fairly and go up against powerful enemy’s.

A Fight to the Death Hrm It stops the main tale practically dead in tracks did you notice a very lame pun? Promise Me Delqney a bit of some back story in this chapter, and getting to know the lamias a bit more.


Once they arrive in the witch dell, planning to use the dead witches to thin their attackers out, they seek out Agnes to josepph how she is, however they are unable to go with their original plan and their pursuers burn the witch dell to flush them out where they vrimalkin forced to stand and fight. The last few books have done a good job filling in the holes I saw in the story but this one pulled everything together.

That should be badass!

And, despite Grimalkin being delanye of my favorite characters usually, she just comes across as kind of dry here. Horror, disgusting, brutal, and bloody murder show!

I Am Grimalkin by Joseph Delaney book review

In retaliation Grimalkin puts out one of the fiends eyes threatening to put the other one out if they do not flee. Unfortunately, I was very disappointed with this book. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Then again, Delaney has a way of subverting my expectations, so maybe it’s good grmialkin I don’t remember everything clearly I cannot wait for what comes next in this fantastic series.

Grim is the ninth installment within the epic Spooks series that is the Wardstone chronicles. I’m glad that we’re getting this book from Grimalkin’s perspectiv Chapter I: Riven The Arinthian Line Book 2.