Joseph Delaney is a British novelist of science fiction and fantasy. Before becoming an author, Joseph taught English and established the Media and Film Studies department at Blackpool Sixth Form College. He has since retired to focus on his writing career, most notable of which is his series The Wardstone Chronicles. Joseph has three children and seven grandchildren to date.

Joseph Delaney’s debut was in 1997, entitled Mercer’s Whore (using the J.K. Haderack pseudonym). His first novel under his real name was The Spook’s Apprentice (aka Revenge of the Witch) in 2004. Below is a list of Joseph Delaney’s books in order of when they were originally published (which is also their chronological order):

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Publication Order of The Last Apprentice / Wardstone Chronicles Books

The Spook's Apprentice / Revenge of the Witch (2004)Description / Buy at
The Spook's Curse / Curse of the Bane (2005)Description / Buy at
The Spook's Secret / Night of the Soul Stealer (2007)Description / Buy at
The Spook's Battle / Attack of the Fiend (2007)Description / Buy at
The Spook's Mistake / Wrath of the Bloodeye (2008)Description / Buy at
The Spook's Sacrifice / Clash of the Demons (2008)Description / Buy at
The Spook's Nightmare / Rise of the Huntress (2010)Description / Buy at
Grimalkin's Tale (2011)Description / Buy at
The Spook's Destiny / Rage of the Fallen (2011)Description / Buy at
I Am Grimalkin / Grimalkin, the Witch Assassin (2011)Description / Buy at
Alice and the Brain Guzzler (2011)Description / Buy at
The Spook's Blood / The Last Apprentice (2012)Description / Buy at
Slither's Tale / Slither (2012)Description / Buy at
I Am Alice / Spook's: Alice (2013)Description / Buy at
The Spook’s Revenge / Fury of the Seventh Son (2013)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Spook’s Stories Books

The Spook's Tale: And Other Horrors (2009)Description / Buy at
Witches / A Coven of Witches (2009)Description / Buy at
The Spook's Bestiary: The Guide to Creatures of the Dark (2010)Description / Buy at
The Seventh Apprentice (2014)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of The Spook's Apprentice: Brother Wulf Books

Publication Order of The Starblade Chronicles Books

A New Darkness (2014)Description / Buy at
The Dark Army (2016)Description / Buy at
The Dark Assassin (2017)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Arena 13 Trilogy Books

Publication Order of Aberrations Books

The Beast Awakens (2018)Description / Buy at
The Witch’s Warning (2019)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Mercer's Whore (As:J.K. Haderack) (1997)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Ghost Prison (2013)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

Notes: Mercer’s Whore was written under the pen name of J.K. Haderack.

The Spook’s Apprentice is also titled Revenge of the Witch. The Spook’s Curse is also titled Curse of the Bane. The Spook’s Secret is also known as Night of the Soul Stealer. The Spook’s Battle was also published as Attack of the Fiend. The Spook’s Mistake is also titled Wrath of the Bloodeye. The Spook’s Sacrifice is alternately titled Clash of the Demons. The Spook’s Nightmare was also published as Rise of the Huntress. The Spook’s Destiny is also titled Rage of the Fallen. I Am Grimalkin is also known as Grimalkin, The Witch Assassin. Spook’s Blood is also known as Lure of the Dead. Witches is also known as A Coven of Witches. Slither was also published as Slither’s Tale. The Spook’s Revenge was also published as Fury of the Seventh Son.

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