The Ghost Prison

The Ghost Prison

By Joseph Delaney; Scott M. Fischer (Illustrator)

Sourcebooks Fire, Hardcover, 9781402293184, 92pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2013

Description

Once I felt someone touch the back of my neck. It felt like the tip of an ice-cold finger. But when I turned to look there was nobody there.

Night falls, the moon rises, and fifteen-year-old Billy starts his first night as a prison guard. But this is no ordinary prison. There are haunted cells that can't be used, whispers and cries in the night...and the dreaded Witch Well. Billy is warned to stay away from the prisoner down in the Witch Well. But what prison could be so frightening? Billy is about to find out...

Praise of Joseph Delaney:

"Delaney's mastery of suspense will grip even reluctant readers with his dramatic, beautifully paced proses."--The Times (London)

"The Last Apprentice series continues to be one of the best written of the last several years."--Booklist.



About the Author
Joseph Delaney is the author of the internationally best-selling The Last Apprentice series, which is now a major motion picture, Seventh Son. He is a former English teacher who lives in the heart of boggart territory in Lancashire, England. His village has a boggart called the Hall Knocker, which was laid to rest under the step of a house near the church.

Scott M. Fischer has illustrated many books, including the New York Times bestselling Peter Pan in Scarlet, Jump!, Animals Anonymous, and the Secrets of Dripping Fang series. Scott graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He lives in western Massachusetts with his wife, daughter, dog, cat, goldfish, and a cockatoo named Fred.