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Darren Shan

Darren Shan is the number one bestselling author of the young adult series Cirque du Freak, The Demonata, The Saga of Larten Crepsley and Zom-B, as well as the standalone books The Thin Executioner and Koyasan. For adults he has written Procession of the Dead, Hell’s Horizon and City of the Snakes, collectively known as The City Trilogy.

Shan’s books are sold in every continent, in thirty-one languages, and have been bestsellers in countries including America, Britain, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway and the UAE. His books have also topped the adult bestseller charts in Hungary, Japan and Taiwan. In total, Shan’s books have sold over twenty-five million copies worldwide. He lives with his girlfriend in Limerick and London.


Darren Shan – The Lady of the Shades

Hear that distant rumbling? That’s the sound of every fan of Darren Shan, young and old, growling to see the release of his latest book, LADY OF THE SHADES, out next week.

LADY OF THE SHADES sees Darren return to writing books for adults, something he has not done since his original THE CITY trilogy, originally published by Orion (now with Harper Voyager) and edited by Gollancz’s own Simon Spanton (who appears in the first book, PROCESSION … More

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