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666 Charing Cross Road

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Packed with vampires, the undead, eccentrics... 'Fast-paced, funny, clever and contemporary' - Metro

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666 Charing Cross Road by Paul Magrs

Shelley didn't expect her posh new boyfriend Daniel to be enthralled by the quintessence of evil. She's preoccupied with the surprise success of Bessie, the oddly lifelike centrepiece of her Manhattan museum show. Her great-aunt Liza is busy ordering spooky old books from the dusty vaults below Charing Cross Road, while her friend Jack prefers brand-new books and his brand-new lover. When a little leather book arrives, Liza finds it repellent, but doesn't realise it's stained with vampire blood - until too late. Its arcane magic brings Bessie to life, and gives Daniel unimaginable power. As Daniel's supremacy grows, everyone's lives are infected. Soon the vicious vampire infestation rife in NYC threatens to spread to London - and only Bessie and her new friends can stop it...

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'Go to 666 Charing Cross Road and feel more alive...It's heaven' Tom Baker

About the Author

Paul Magrs was born in Jarrow, Tyne and Wear in 1969. He was educated at Woodham Comprehensive, in Newton Aycliffe, before attending Lancaster University. 'Strange Boy' was his twelfth published book, but his first for a teen audience. Exchange is his third novel for Simon & Schuster Children's. He's always wanted to write the kinds of book he could never find when he was a teenager. Nowadays he runs the Creative Writing MA course at Manchester University.

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Book Info

Publication date

15th March 2012

Author

Paul Magrs

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www.paulmagrs.com/

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Publisher

Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
400 pages

Categories

Horror
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Fantasy

ISBN

9780755359493

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