Hunters of the Dusk

Hunters of the Dusk

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The pursuit begins…

After six years of living in Vampire Mountain, Darren Shan,
the Vampire Prince, leaves on a life or death mission. As part of an elite force, Darren searches the world for the Vampaneze Lord, who is determined to lead his forces to victory against the vampires. But the road ahead is long and dangerous—and lined with the bodies of the damned.

Hunters of the Dusk is the start of an action-packed, three-part Darren
Shan adventure, a tale of quests, friendship, treachery, despair, and bloodshed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781482963069
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date: 03/28/2014
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

About the Author

Darren Shan is the New York Times bestselling author of the Saga of Darren Shan, the Demonata series, and the Saga of Larten Crepsley. He lives in Ireland, and his books have sold more than fifteen million copies worldwide.

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Hunters of the Dusk (Cirque Du Freak Series #7) 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 183 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was a pleasure for me to read
pumpkinNA More than 1 year ago
This was a good addition to the previous books, but I found myself getting a little bored sometimes. It was nice to read about Darren's new job as a Vampire Prince. Also the main plot really gets going and we get to see the father/son relationship between Mr. Crepsley and Darren progress. I would have liked the plot to have gone a little more differently, but that's only my opinion, overall it was worth reading.
Makayla_97 More than 1 year ago
This book is a MUST READ!! It's fast pace,thrilling,absorbing,and you won't be able to put it down!!!!! It will put you on the edge of your seat!!!
SanDiegoGrams More than 1 year ago
My 12 yr. old, formerly non-reading grandson is absorbed in this series.
Mr_Porter More than 1 year ago
I like this book because it is always changing directions and so you never know whats going to happen and because it is scary and fast pace.My favorite part is when Desmond Tiny comes to tell everyone about the Vampaneze Lord and sends Darren and two others to kill him.I would recomend it to anyone who is looking for a book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
the best series of the world the book keeps the reader o his toes awaiting every twist and turn which become even more twisted as the series become to a closing
Guest More than 1 year ago
I read this book in two days, and thought about going to get the eighth the same day but coudln't. This was a great read and should be recognized with an award. Nobody in the world can write up to Darren Shan's great books in Young Adult Fiction. A must read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Atlanta wants to move to hall of horrors result 2
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love the books
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is my only vampire series i LOVE!!!!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this bpook and all the other series as well bbut the first book is the best
paula booker More than 1 year ago
ever since vancha march appears, stories get greater and greater, but this is by far the best
d-jazzz More than 1 year ago
This book is great because of all the awesome things that go in it and it is a great book for anyone around 8-16. In Hunters of the dusk, Darren and the rest of the vampires on Vampire Mountain get a visit from the least of their friends Mr. Tiny. He came to give out information that the Vampaneze lord is on a trip around the world and he is half vampaneze. He also tells them that three vampires have been chosen by fate to hunt down the vampaneze lord. Darren, Mr. Crepsley and an unknown vampire that they will meet during the hunt are chosen to hunt down the vampaneze lord. They were promised four encounters with the vampaneze lord, but Tiny does not tell them exactly where and when they will encounter with the vampaneze lord, so they must choose their paths. Tiny also says that no other vampires may follow so they get to take Harkat with them. Mr. Crepsley decides that they must first go to visit a witch and maybe meet up with their third companion. Through the journey Harkat tells them of dreams that he had on Vampire Mountain and Darren has to go through some kind of vampire puberty where he becomes full vampire, but will he succeed in it. The book is cool and has lots of parts that grab the attention of the reader and it was so good that I wanted to read it more than three times. Everything in it was well detailed that I was able to make like a mini movie of it in my head. I was able to see how the characters looked and the scenes that they were in, but the best part was how the action looked and I personally say, " You can't imagine what it is like until you read the book". So like I said this book is great because of all the awesome things in it. I especially liked the theme of the story and how the story was built with all the adventure and suspense. Make sure to read how Darren survives and find out whom the third member of the hunt is. I'm sure when you are done you will feel how I feel about this book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
i fell in love with the cirque du freak series! i first read the book and went crazy! i loved it!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Darren and the rest of the Vampires are doing perfectly fine on Vampire Mountain until they get a visit from Desmond Tiny. Desmond announces that the Vampaneze now have a leader, and three vampires will have four chances to defeat him. The three Vampires are Darren, Vancha March, and Mr. Crepsley. A little person named Harkat also travels along just to help. Harkat and Darren have become pretty close friends in the past couple years. They travel and meet Evanna, who is a witch but doesn¿t like people calling her one. She also has a ton of frogs that live with her and protect her cave that she lives in. Evanna decides to travel with them to the Cirque Du Freak. This is where Darren discovers Evanna sneaking off and talking to Vampaneze. The three Vampires and Harkat are shocked and decide to go fight the Vampaneze. After the battle, a Vampaneze that they have been looking for escapes unnoticed. The thing I really liked about this book was all of the suspense and action. You will just be waiting for the next thing to happen and when it does it will surprise you. One of my dislikes of the book was that it started off a little boring and slow but started to pick up after the third chapter. I also didn¿t like how the ending just leaves you hanging. This book is the seventh in the Cirque Du Freak series. People who enjoy stories about Vampires will really enjoy this book or series.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Wow, this book was amazing. I wanted to buy the next book in the series to see what happened. I swear, anyone will LOVE this book!
Guest More than 1 year ago
I've got to admitt, I usually don't read many books but in the past year or so I've been reading more and more books and I just get hooked! Originally I just read the first book in the Cirque du Freak series because I was waiting for the next book in the Shadow Children Series to come out in June but now I'm dieing to get my hands on the next books in this series. Absolutely awesome books! 5 stars all the way!
Guest More than 1 year ago
i thougth the book over exciting. when i finished i nearly cried for my mom to take back so i can buy the next book. im still im come to think of it. but life must go on. i have read 1,2,3,4,6,7 only but im still fall apart waiting for all the books to come out.these books are full of suspense and mystery. i cant wait tell i get all of them ill give any thing away if i have to even work around the house.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was amazing it was my favorate yet and the scenes were killer Ive read every one and I cant stop its a good book for anyone who likes vampires. out of all the books I read te cirque du freak series will never be replaced.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This series is awsome! I love the gore! I've only read books 1-5 but I HAVE to have the rest! That is extremely unfair that the UK has all 12 for sale! I'd fly there just to get them if I could! Larten Crepsley is cool!Boo Kurda Smahlt!
Guest More than 1 year ago
Darren Shan books are frickin' awesome! I love them! They're sooo cool! I lent them out to my friends and they fell in love with them too. You gotta read his books! I'm on edge for the next one to come out!
ElizaJane on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I've come this far in this series that I've realized that each 3 books contain a story arc within the main plot of the series. This makes Book 7 the start of a new adventure for Darren, this time he and his companions, are on a quest to kill the Lord of the Vampaneze before he becomes fully blooded. This will make no sense to anyone who hasn't read the series but it's all I can say without giving away spoilers of previous books.New characters are introduced in this book which I loved, especially the witch, Evanna. Darren Shan keeps these books fresh by adding new characters throughout the series. Plus we also see all the favourite characters who have travelled through each successive book. I was thrilled when Darren and Mr. Crepsley made a return visit to the Cirque du Freak in this book. I've been hoping that would happen. It was a brief visit but my desire was sated. Is there a YA vampire series out there any better than this one? I highly doubt it! If you like vampire books,run, don't walk, and get yourself a copy of the first book Cirque du Freak (A Living Nightmare) immediately.
Arkrayder on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Yet another Darren Shan book, where nothing much happens. Its a good idea but is poorly executed. Explanations of vampire powers are constantly repeated in each book, to a tiresome degree. Reads more like a eight grade essay than anything else.
sdtaylor555 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This series is still a rip-roaring good time!