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The Wolfstone Curse by Justin Richards

The Wolfstone Curse

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A chilling story of werewolves and other supernatural happenings lies behind this gripping tale of the dark secrets and rich strand of mythology that are woven into the fabric of the village of Wolfstone. Peter joins his father on an archaeological dig and is soon spooked by mysterious happenings at nearby Wolfstone manor as he gets dangerously close to uncovering some of the sinister werewolf mysteries and what they are disguising. Although he is warned off, Peter continues to probe. How will he and Carys, a local girl who helps him, stay safe from the Wolfstone Curse? Much is unexpected in this many layered and richly textured story.

A Piece of Passion from Helen Boyle,Commissioning Fiction Editor at Templar: The werewolf… that ancient beast, the stuff of legend. Part man, part wolf –cursed for eternity and unable to escape their fate. Intriguing and tragic aren't they? That's what I first thought when I read Justin Richards' proposal for The Wolfstone Curse. And now, as we near publication time, I know readers won't be disappointed. Monsters, werewolves, secrets and intrigue – The Wolfstone Curse has it all.

In the skilled hands of Dr. Who author and editor Justin Richards, readers will be swept away by this exhilarating adventure. As teenager Peter discovers more about the strange town of Wolfstone and its ancient manor, can he survive the ancient Wolfstone Curse?

Read on, if you dare…

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The Wolfstone Curse by Justin Richards

Welcome to the historic town of Wolfstone, where dark secrets lurk in the shadows and strange beasts stalk the land. Can teenagers Peter and Carys uncover the real truth behind the legend of the werewolf and will they survive the Wolfstone Curse?

When Peter joins his archaeologist father in the strange village of Wolfstone, he has no idea what dark secrets the village and its manor house hold. From ancient standing stones, to the genetically engineered Wolfen SS soldiers, he uncovers the real truth of the werewolf myth in this action-packed adventure.


Bobby Lewis an extremely gripping, thrilling, breathtaking book. Every corner you turn you face a new threat be it: werewolves, army men or army werewolves. Click here to read the full review

Safiyah Afghan With interesting characters, a carefully woven plot and never a dull moment, readers will be hooked. Adventure and action keep the reader wanting more, an intricate plot and lots of mystery keep the reader interested and excited. Click here to read the full review

Emily Setchell Overall, it was a good book I enjoyed, and would recommend to my friends, and anyone interested in werewolves and mystery. Click here to read the full review

Ben an interesting book Click here to read the full review

Kalilah K I did really like were the snippets of news articles....the archaeological and historical aspects were interesting....but the characters kept annoying me so I couldn't enjoy the story Click here to read the full review

About the Author

Justin Richards is the Creative Consultant for BBC Books on the Dr Who titles. He has had over 50 books published including The Parliament of Blood, The Death Collector and The Chaos Code for Faber, The Invisible Detective series, Time Runners and The School of Night series, (Simon and Schuster) as well as younger fiction series Agent Alfie for HarperCollins. He has also co-written several action thrillers for older children with Jack Higgins. Before writing full time, Justin has worked in the computer industry. He is registered as an Inventor in the European Union and has patents registered in his name in, amongst other places, the UK, USA and Japan. Justin is married with two sons and lives in Warwick, within sight of one of Britain's best-preserved castles.

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1st July 2013


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Templar Publishing


432 pages
Interest Age: From 13 to 15 years


NewGen - YA Fiction

General fiction (Children's / Teenage)



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