Book 3 of the Cirque Du Freak series
by Darren Shan (5th+)
In this third book of the series, Darren Shan has now met another vampire, a good friend of Mr. Crepsley’s, who also happens to be one of the vampire generals. After a meeting between the general and Mr. Crepsley, Darren finds himself once again packed up and heading away from the Cirque Du Freak. However, this time he is not alone. Mr. Crepsley has allowed Evra, the snake-boy to join them and keep Darren company. The boys do not know it yet but there is a reason that they find themselves traveling into the big city. When they have been in the city about a week, Darren meets a girl named Debbie, and several mysterious deaths begin popping up around town. Mr. Crepsley has been spending a lot of time out on his own and the boys begin to speculate as to whether he could have something to do with those deaths. While tailing Mr. Crepsley to find out what he is up to, the boys come across another type of vampire, the vampaneze, who hunt just to kill their victims. At this point a battle ensues with a vampaneze named Marlough and Darren is faced with the decision of which of his friends to save. Find out what happens in the ensuing battle and if all of Darren’s friends make it out alive by reading book three of this thrilling adventure.