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Review: Killers of the Dawn (Cirque du Freak #9); Darren Shan

Cirque Du Freak #9: Killers of the Dawn: Book 9
by; Darren Shan
Outnumbered, outsmarted and desperate, the hunters are on the run, pursued by the vampaneze, the police, and an angry mob. With their enemies clamoring for blood, the vampires prepare for a deadly battle. Is this the end for Darren and his allies?

Quote:
"You have wasted your life on hatred and revenge," Mr Crepsley said. "What good is life if there is no joy or creative purpose? You would have been better off living five years as a human than five hundred as a monster."

young adult | horror { genre
All Ages { rating
September 6th 2006 { date released
Little, Brown Young Readers (224 Pages) { edition
borrowed { acquisition
Amazon.com { @ purchase

Why exactly I picked out this book?
I was on the roll, reading through this series, so I have no problem in picking it up soon after I've finished the 8th installment.

My Thoughts ♠♠♠♠♠
This has been quite a read for me. It is full with twists and surprises, and if I say out any of it here, it will spoil it for you avid Cirque Du Freak readers out there! But let's see, if I can do this one right without spilling any shall I?

We of course now knows, Hooky the Vampaneze is RV "my hands! My hands!" sorry that just part is just funny. We also know the Vampaneze have Vampets to do their errands for them. And of course, now Darren, Mr Crespley, Harkat and Vancha are most wanted by the human authorities. Now since that has been added to their troubles, we also know Steve Leopard is back (and yes!) runs an evil plan! with the Vampaneze! Ok what you don't know is, this book is full of pack thrillers and adventures that would push you to the end of your seat. I can't spill! I can't spill! I can't spill! You have to read it! Oh yead they found Debbie and the police chief is now on their side.

But behold!

There's trouble in air. There's sorrow in the air! One of them... will died :(

Librarian Muse
Honestly.. I still say they should include this series in a full set in any school or library, if they are getting one or 2 of these. Seriously! This will pull readers out!
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