Vampyr Legion

Author(s): Alan Gibbons


Phoenix is the son of a computer expert whose job is to develop virtual reality games. He is keen to test the new one, based on a nightmare world of bloodsucking vampyrs and terrifying werewolves, poised to invade our own world. After his battle with the evil Gamesmaster in SHADOW OF THE MINOTAUR, Phoenix knows this is for real, and he enters the deadly computer game knowing he must win or never come back. Interwoven with the everyday reality of Phoenix's life at home and at school, this is a thrilling, page-turning adventure.


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Book 2 of a trilogy charged with drama and tension. Book 1, 'Shadow of the Minotaur', won the Blue Peter Book Award for the Book I Couldn't Put Down and was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Contemporary, virtual reality setting. Extensive backlist remains in print with UK sales of over half a million copies. Alan Gibbons has been published in 11 languages around the world. Widely and frequently reviewed by all major publications. 'Gibbons deserves to be recognised as a national treasure.' Bookseller 'Gibbons' attention to detail and ability to get to the core of teenage concerns is nothing short of brilliant.' Joanne Owen

Alan Gibbons is a full time writer and a visiting speaker and lecturer at schools, colleges and literary events nationwide, including the major Book Festivals: Edinburgh, Northern Children's Book Festival, Swansea, Cheltenham, Sheffield and Salford. Alan is also a key contributor at the QCA/National Literary Strategy 'Writing Together' conferences. He lives in Liverpool with his wife and four children.

General Fields

  • : 9781858818351
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : December 2000
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 14mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alan Gibbons
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 823.914
  • : 10-14
  • : 192