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The Witching Hours

Debut author Jack Henseleit’s The Witching Hours is the age-appropriate modern horror series the new generation of middle-grade readers have been waiting for. Publishing in August from Hardie Grant Egmont, book one The Vampire Knife tells the spooky tale of siblings Anna and Max, who are visiting Transylvania with their father when Max is stolen by a terrifying creature of the night.

A return to classic scary storytelling for children, expertly crafted by newcomer Henseleit, The Vampire Knife is the thrilling first installment in a spine-tinglingly spooky six-book series for only the bravest of readers 8+.

‘I have been hunting for a properly spooky-scary series for YEARS, to no avail—until the terrifying and beautiful Vampire Knife manuscript crossed my desk. Jack Henseleit is a true master of the horror genre, and a writer with profound respect for young readers. I can’t wait to publish this series!’—Marisa Pintado, Publisher

Read children’s author and bookseller Holly Harper’s review of The Vampire Knife here.

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