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Summary

Darren Shan is going home - and his world is going to hell.

Darren is going back to where it all started, back to where he was reborn as a child of the night. But like Darren, the town has changed a lot over the years. Back home, old enemies await. Scores must be settled. Destiny looks certain to destroy him, and the world is doomed to fall to the Ruler of the Night.

Travel home with Darren in this, the penultimate book in the saga.

©2007 Darren Shan (P)2014 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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The last books ending is quite sad

I can’t believe it the best book ever

So much twists and turns ,Darren is a truly remarkable vampire

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absolutely loved it. kept me on edge once again. many more twists and turns than expected.

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Dear Darren Shan

I love this book, this series is the best book series I've ever read (I have the books too)

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  • Curtly
  • 09-03-14

UTTTER FOOLISHNESS WHERE IS BOOK 12 AH!!!!!!

What made the experience of listening to Lord of the Shadows the most enjoyable?

the plot twist although it was there but i mean like come on, really........sigh the feels where enormous.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Ivana and Mr tall. Because they knew the real evil that lies in a human heart and yet they understand it and accept it and become neutral......I feel bad for Mr tall

What does Ralph Lister bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

THAT PLOT TWIST.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Well I don't know.

Any additional comments?

WHEN IS BOOK TWELVE COMING OUT.

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  • Susan Young
  • 17-09-21

Amazing series

I loved every second of this entire series. I have gone through the first 11 books in less than 2 weeks

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  • Rachel
  • 05-11-21

Forgot how good this series is

I sit here, all else forgotten, screaming at the characters not to do it, as if that will somehow change the outcome, as if they can hear me, while the tears stream down my face. Books are magic. Don't be turned away because it's "YA". This is the next to last book of this series. I know I will feel the familiar sadness that comes from reading the last sentence, however it is written, but onward I press. I invite you to come along.

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  • Majel Mcquiller
  • 04-11-21

Am I Petty

This is getting ridiculous. Darren had plenty of chances to defeat Steve and his goons before the snake boy died however what happens. I think I am getting sick of this.

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  • Tyler Coffey
  • 08-08-21

Ok things are getting twisted lol

This series has been a wild ride, the next book is the conclusion... The narration has been fantastic all characters are destinctly defined, and are present in the story. The story has taken so many twists and turns but some how it has managed to stay...on course? not sure, I'm at a loss for words...It is definitely unique, this is one of the stories that I grew up with, I often had friends who read the books, but I was never much interested in reading long narratives back then. I actually read Vampire Mountain when I was in middle school just because I had to read a short book and right a paper on it...but at the time I didn't realize that it was apart of a series. I have listened to all 12 books in less than a week so it was quick, but a clearly defined action packed adventure for all. I would definitely recommend this title to a friend who is a lover of the unique and bizarre...

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  • Levi
  • 16-06-21

terrible

The movie got me.intereshed in wanting to know more of the story so I read the books. waste of time terrible story line and no info!

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  • TKGopherFan
  • 31-05-21

Great Series, Great Narration

One book left to go, it's been an entertaining series. I can't wait to get started.

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  • J
  • 07-05-21

WHAT A ENDING

This semi final of the book series is filled with revelations along with much action…..A MUST READ

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  • nona
  • 06-01-21

wow!

this book was incredible! the suspense killed me many times over [i type this with my dead, zombie fingers;)] and it was all so worth it! so well-written and brought to fantastic life by one amazing performer ~ 💗💗💗

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  • Stephanie Pacheco
  • 01-02-20

Wowsers!!

This book came across my desk at Amazon but little did I know how enthralled I was going to be! Now I need the entire collection!!