Book 3 of The Saga Of Darren Shan. Shortly after an old friend's visit, Mr Crepsley leaves the Cirque Du Freak and heads for a city, taking Darren and Evra with him. The boys enjoy their stay in the city. Evra soaks up a lot of TV shows, while Darren catches the eye of pretty young Debbie Hemlock!...
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  • Story Eater Tales

    Story Eater Tales | 27 October 2014

    THIS IS A GOOGLE TRANSLATION OF AN INDONESIAN REVIEW. THE REVIEW IN ITS ORIGINAL LANGUAGE IS INCLUDED FURTHER DOWN.

     

    As far as I read this series, new in this third book I find romance....

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  • Ellie Jay Books

    Ellie Jay Books | 03 September 2014

    As these are such short books I'm going to review them 3 at a time. I've been meaning to read these for a while (one of my friends has been pestering me for years) and I've now been made to...

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  • Markham Reviews

    Markham Reviews | 15 April 2014

    What a great ending to the first trilogy! Tunnels of Blood is darker still, and finally movesg the action out into the wider Vampire society, I can’t fault it. It was nice to see Darren, Evra and...

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  • Fantasy Literature

    Fantasy Literature | 20 February 2014

    Warning: This is the third book in the CIRQUE DU FREAK series, so this review will contain spoilers for the previous books. You don’t have to read the previous books because author Darren Shan...

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  • Tunnels of Blood (Wigglefish USA)

    wigglefish.com | 01 April 2002
    Darren Shan was a normal kid: rash, reckless, out for a good time — especially if the thrills involved sneaking out at night. Then he went to a performance of the Cirque du Freak, stole a vampire's...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Voya USA)

    VOYA (USA) | 01 April 2002
    Half-vampire Darren Shan returns in another gruesome adventure sure to please readers of the first two books in his series, A Living Nightmare (Little Brown, 2001/VOYA April 2001) and The...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (School Library Journal USA)

    School Library Journal (USA) | 24 April 2010
    Shan will continue to draw "Goosebumps" (Scholastic) graduates with this third installment in the series. Here, he sends his eponymous teenaged protagonist, who is still not quite a full-blooded...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Newcastle Upon Tyne Journal UK)

    Newcastle Upon Tyne Journal (UK) | 24 April 2010
    "My name's Darren Shan. I'm a half-vampire. I used to be human, until I stole a vampire's spider. After that my life changed forever. Mr Crepsley the vampire forced me to become his assistant, and...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (My Shelf USA)

    myshelf.com | 01 April 2002
    Book one of this series introduced Darren Shan, an ordinary boy until he and his friend visited a freak show. To save his friend, Darren agreed to became an assistant to the Vampire, Mr. Crepsley,...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Mrs Mad’s Book-A-Rama UK)

    mrsmad.com | 24 April 2010
    Mrs Mad's humble opinion 9/10 Very good. I am pleased with this. What's it about? Darren Shan the vampire's assistant must face the horror of the tunnels of blood when he finds mass murder in the...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Kids’ Turn Central USA)

    kidsturncentral.com | 01 April 2002
    "The smell of BLOOD is sickening. Hundreds of carcasses hang from silver hooks, stiff, shiny with frosty blood. I know they're just animals -- cows, pigs, sheep -- but I keep thinking they're...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Kids Reads USA)

    kidsreads.com | 24 April 2010
    As the third CIRQUE DU FREAK chronicle begins, Mr. Crepsley is paid a visit by an old friend, Gavner Purl, a member of the vampire police force. Mr. Crepsley refuses to tell Darren what he and...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Kids Book Shelf USA)

    kidsbookshelf.com | 24 April 2010
    The saga continues for young Darren Shan, half-vampire, half-human, in "Tunnels of Blood." Darren is slowly getting used to his new life and beginning to respect the vampire he works as an...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Green Man Review USA)

    Green Man Review (USA) | 24 April 2010
    Tunnels of Blood, Book 3, takes Darren on a new adventure, as he, Mr. Crepsley, and Evra the snake-boy leave the Cirque for the city. We're introduced to another kind of vampire — the vampaneze — a...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Evening Chronicle Ireland)

    Evening Chronicle (Ireland) | 24 April 2010
    Tunnels of Blood is by far the best Darren Shan book in this series. It continues the scary saga of the half-vampire and leads you on to believe that Mr Crepsley is the killer when it's really...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Epinions USA)

    epinions.com | 09 July 2005
    What Evil Lurks In The “Tunnels of Blood”? The Saga of Darren Shan Continues ... Jul 09 '05 (Updated Aug 08 '05) Author's Product Rating Product Rating: 5.0 Pros Very suspenseful, nice...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (CM Magazine Canada)

    CM Magazine (Canada) | 24 April 2010
    "I like your girlfriend, Darren Shan," it said with a giggle and I knew instantly who was down there. "A very tasty dish. Good enough to eat, wouldn't you say? Much tastier looking than your other...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Children’s Literature USA)

    Children's Literature (USA) | 24 April 2010
    My name's Darren Shan. I'm a half-vampire." So begins the third installment in Darren Shan's imaginative "Cirque Du Freak" series. Books one and two related how young Darren becomes the...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Bookloons USA)

    bookloons.com | 24 April 2010
    What a promising title, even more so than Cirque Du Freak or The Vampire's Assistant, the first two tales in Darren Shan's spooky saga. My eleven-year-old son had already declared this one the...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Amazon USA)

    amazon.com | 01 April 2002
    Following his blood-curdling adventures in A Living Nightmare and The Vampire's Assistant, half-vampire Darren Shan is settling into his day-to-day life at Cirque Du Freak, the traveling freak show...
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  • Tunnels of Blood (Amazon UK)

    amazon.co.uk | 06 November 2000
    Coming hot and bloodily on the heels the two opening Darren Shan sagas, Cirque du Freak and The Vampire's Assistant, this third episode in the life of a vampire-to-be is reassuringly gut-wrenching...
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  • Manga Life

    Manga Life | 27 October 2009

    THIS IS A REVIEW OF THE MANGA ADAPTATION OF TUNNELS OF BLOOD.

     

    Well, good news, bad news. The good news is that this volume of Cirque (coming really soon to theaters in the form of a very...

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  • CBR - Comic Book Resources

    CBR - Comic Book Resources | 15 October 2009

    THIS IS A REVIEW OF THE MANGA ADAPTATION OF TUNNELS OF BLOOD.
     

     

    In the third volume, Darren, his mentor Mr. Crepsley and his friend Evra depart from the circus — which is we learn Crepsley...

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