Book 12 of The Saga Of Darren Shan. Showdown!!! The Hunters must face Steve Leopard, to fight for control of the night. Will Steve emerge victorious and wipe out the vampire clan? Or will the Hunters prevail? An added problem for Darren is that if the vampire triumph, he is destined to become the...
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  • A Bit Of Laurentia

    A Bit Of Laurentia | 13 January 2015

    I recently finished my second read of The Saga of Darren Shan by Darren Shan. I first read these books when I was about 10, so it was interesting to get a fresh perspective on the books 10 years...

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  • Book Blogger

    Book Blogger | 16 October 2014

    Darren Shan, Darren Shan!!! What am I going to do with this new author I have placed in my FAVORITES list??? For years I tried to read all these books but always had something come up but when I...

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  • Ellie Jay Books

    Ellie Jay Books | 03 October 2014

    So this is it. The series dramatic conclusion. There were still lots of questions to answer, and even more questions were created. But man, it ends well.

     

    Book 10 - The Lake of Souls follows...

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  • Big Reporter

    Big Reporter | 24 June 2014

    The Saga of Darren Shan is the first series which was written and published by the well-known author among young horror lovers, Darren Shan. The entire series is completed within twelve books....

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  • Books, Books, Books

    Books, Books, Books | 18 May 2014

    It's always infuriating to see a mediocre book hit the bestsellers' list, and for your favourite series to be massively underrated. One of my favourite series of all time is Darren Shan's vampire...

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  • Jodie Neary

    Jodie Neary | 21 April 2014

    This is the one, as they say, that started it all. This was the series that got me reading. I have a fantastic teacher from primary school to thank for that. He got the whole class into the first...

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  • Whimsically Yours

    Whimsically Yours | 10 January 2014

    Now, I’m a huge vampire fan (?–not sure if that’s the right word). I love vampire lore. It all started with Anne Rice, as it should, and my most recent addition to the vamp book lineup was The...

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  • Waterstones

    Waterstones | 03 June 2013

    The book that made me cry for hours after it ended. I am 24 years old, and for some unexplainable reason, the conclusion of the Darren Shan saga always leaves me sobbing into my pillow for hours....

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  • CINCY Book Review

    CINCY Book Review | 28 May 2013

    This twelve book series written by author Darren Shan, that wrote the Zom-B series and other horror fantasy novels, has continued to stay in my number one spot of my favorite books. The Cirque Du...

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  • Sons of Destiny (Wellington Public Libraries New Zealand)

    wcl.govt.nz | 27 April 2010
    This is the final part of the Saga of Darren Shan, the vampire's assistant. In the previous instalment Darren met again his nemesis, Steve Leonard, and has discovered that Steve's son, Darius, is...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Unknown Australia)

    Unknown (Australia) | 27 April 2010
    [i'm not sure what magazine/newspaper this review comes from. if anyone can help me out, i'd appreciate it!]SAGA CONCLUDES WITH A BITE AT THE ENDTeenage tales of circus freaks, vampires and...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Teens Read Too USA)

    teensreadtoo.com | 06 September 2006
    With this book, we come to the end of the CIRQUE DU FREAK series by Darren Shan, the one we have been waiting for and dreading. Now the Vampire Prince must face his archenemy, Steve Leopard. It is...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Subter UK)

    subter.com | 27 April 2010
    Have you ever had an inkling that a particular book would be really good, but put off reading it for a while? When you finally got around to reading it, did you kick yourself for waiting? I...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Stories from the Web UK)

    Stories from the Web (UK) | 27 April 2010
    Review by Jodie, aged 12 from Falkirk, ScotlandRating: BrilliantWhat did you think of the plot? Could it be improved? I loved the plot I think Darren Shan should write a book about what...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Scvoong USA)

    shvoong.com | 27 April 2010
    WARNING -- THIS REVIEW CONTAINS PLOT SPOILERS!! DO NO READ UNLESS YOU HAVE READ THE BOOKEpic final chapter in this fantastic horror-fantasy series for children. At the close of Book Eleven,...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Paranormal Romance USA)

    paranormalromance.org | 31 January 2009
    This is the 12th and last of the books in the Darren Shan Series of Cirque Du Freak. The author is the main character and this is his story...Vampires vs. Vampaneze. The Vampire Prince, Darren...
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  • Sons of Destiny (My Shelf USA)

    myshelf.com | 06 September 2006
    Darren Shan, the Vampire Prince, must now face his archenemy, Steve Leopard. He will confront a complex and difficult problem - dead if he loses and damned if he wins. Either he or Steve Leopard...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Mouth Shut UK)

    mouthshut.com | 29 November 2004
    I still remember back to two years ago. I had been wandering aimlessly in a bookstore, and suddenly saw the name ’JK Rowling’ written on a book. I examined it further, and found it to be a book...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Kids’ Turn Central USA)

    kidsturncentral.com | 01 October 2006
    Time seemed to collapse... There was a sharp stabbing sensation in my stomach... Steve crowed, "Now I have you! Now you're gonna die!"Dead if he loses - damned if he wins. The time has finally...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Kids reads USA)

    kidsreads.com | 27 April 2010
    Darren Shan's life both began and ended on the day he reached into the air and caught a ticket to an underground freak show, the Cirque du Freak. Because of that show --- and because he couldn't...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Kids Bookshelf USA)

    kidsbookshelf.com | 27 April 2010
    The War of the Scars has left many dead in its destructive path, but the time has finally come for Darren to face the Lord of the Vampaneze and his long ago friend, Steve Leonard. One of them is...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Herald Sun Australia)

    heraldsun.news.com.au | 27 April 2010
    An awesome journey through horror and fantasy ends with the 12th and final book in the Saga of Darren Shan series. Sons of Destiny takes Darren to a showdown with his enemy to find who will become...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Evening ECHO Ireland)

    Evening ECHO (Ireland) | 27 April 2010
    THIS is the last installment of the brilliant Saga of Darren Shan. It is divided into three parts. Instead of getting bored with the big plot, after a while there were a lot of...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Evening Chronicle Ireland)

    Evening Chronicle (Ireland) | 27 April 2010
    The final book in the saga sees Darren face his best friend Steve Leopard in a fight to the death. Darren discovers that things have changed at home too. Will he survive and become Lord of...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Epinions USA)

    epinions.com | 27 April 2010
    Destiny Is Fulfilled In The Climax of Darren Shan's 'Cirque Du Freak' SeriesProduct Rating: 5.0Pros Lots of plot twists, you finally learn about the true Lord of The Shadows.Cons You will...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Crowgrrl USA)

    crowgrrl.com | 24 September 2006
    Darren Shan’s Sons of Destiny is the final chapter in the Cirque du Freak series. The Cirque du Freak series is one of the most deliciously ghoulish storylines The Crowgrrl has had a chance to...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Children’s Literature USA)

    Children's Literature (USA) | 27 April 2010
    In the twelfth and final book of the "Cirque du Freak" series, Darren Shan must face the final battle between himself and his childhood friend turned archenemy, Steve Leopard. In the War of the...
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  • Sons of Destiny (CA Reviews USA)

    ca-reviews.blogspot.com | 26 November 2006
    WARNING: This review gives away plot points from previous books in the series. You should probably read those books before reading this review.This installment picks up mere moments after the...
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  • Sons of Destiny (Bookloons USA)

    bookloons.com | 27 April 2010
    Sons of Destiny is the twelfth - and last - of the Cirque Du Freak series, whose narrator, Darren Shan has evolved from ordinary boy to Vampire Prince fighting for the fate of the world against...
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