Book 9 of The Saga Of Darren Shan.

The hunters have become the hunted. Pursued by human forces, they are now wanted fugitives. Before they can hunt for the Lord of the Vampaneze again, they must first outwit and outpace the mob on the streets of the city. If they survive, they face their longest...
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  • The Guardian

    The Guardian | 24 May 2014

    This is the ninth book in the Darren Shan Saga. Darren and his crew are on the run followed closely by Vampaneze, police and an angry mob because of the lies Steve has told the police. There...

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  • Fantasy Literature

    Fantasy Literature | 04 March 2014

    Killers of the Dawn, the ninth of Darren Shan’s CIRQUE DU FREAK books, continues right where Allies of the Night left off. The vampaneze have taken Debbie hostage in the tunnels under the city,...

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  • Killers of the Dawn (Myshelf USA)

    myshelf.com | 01 May 2005
    Darren Shan has been through a lot in this series. He's gone from ordinary teen to Vampire Prince. And he's a hunter of a super evil Vampaneze Lord. It's complicated. The book is extremely fast...
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  • Killers of the Dawn (Kids’ Turn Central USA)

    kidsturncentral.com | 01 May 2005
    Just when you think Darren and his allies will come out on top another twist is thrown in. They are out numbered, outsmarted, and desperate, and on the run, pursued by the vampaneze, the police,...
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  • Killers of the Dawn (Kids Reads USA)

    kidsreads.com | 01 May 2006
    The Vampaneze Lord still eludes Darren Shan, Vancha March, and Larten Crepsley. They know he has followers and minions, people who can't kill them but can seriously cripple their chances of killing...
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  • Killers of the Dawn (Kids Book Shelf USA)

    kidsbookshelf.com | 01 May 2006
    The ninth book in the Darren Shan series is just as fast-paced, plot twisting, action packed and terrifying as the others. Darren, Mr. Crepsley, Vancha and Harkat have come face to face with the...
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  • Killers of the Dawn (Gothic Revue USA)

    gothicrevue.com | 01 May 2006
    Killers of the Dawn is a continuation of a series and as such starts out where the last book, Allies of the Night left off. Again, Darren and his friends are on the run from the vampaneze and are...
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  • Killers of the Dawn (Epinions USA)

    epinions.com | 08 August 2005
    The Face of The True Vampaneze Lord Is Finally Revealed In “Killers of The Dawn” Aug 08 '05 (Updated Sep 17 '05) Author's Product Rating Product Rating: 5.0 Pros Great continuation to the series,...
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  • Killers of the Dawn (Edge Provincetown USA)

    edgeptown.com | 11 May 2005
    Young Master Darren Shan, half-Vampire and Prince among the so-called Undead, walks once more in the pages of Cirque du Freak, Book 9. In earlier books it was revealed that vampires, far from...
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  • Killers of the Dawn (Children’s Literature USA)

    Children's Literature (USA) | 01 May 2006
    This is book 9 in the best-selling "Cirque Du Freak" series, as Darren Shan and his fellow vampires continue their war against the evil race of vampires known as the vampaneze and their human...
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  • Killers of the Dawn (Curled Up With A Good Book USA)

    curledupkids.com | 01 May 2006
    Coming off the heels of the action-packed eighth entry of the Cirque Du Freak series, Allies Of The Night, this ninth entry, titled Killers Of The Dawn continues with the fast-paced action of...
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  • Killers of the Dawn (Bookmunch UK)

    bookmunch.co.uk | 27 April 2010
    Allies of the Night, instalment 8 of the Saga of Darren Shan finished on one hell of a cliffhanger (with the Vampires trying to escape from an underground cavern and the clutches of the Lord of the...
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  • Killers of the Dawn (Bookloons USA)

    bookloons.com | 27 April 2010
    Killers of the Dawn follows Allies of the Night as the third in the Hunters trilogy and ninth in the Cirque Du Freak series starring half-vampire Darren Shan. The three hunters are Vampire...
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